I just learned of the death of my dear friend and mentor. He was always encouraging of my work, and I had hoped to share with him my new novel. Even in his nineties, he remained active as a writer, lecturer and reader. A dear, adventurous, generous man.
Walter James Miller Obituary: View Walter Miller's Obituary by New York Times
Among many other things, he did several ambitious translations from the French. This is one of them.