Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908-2009)

C L-S died at 100 last Friday — he would have turned 101 on 28 November. Check out the obit in the NYT, here. But don’t forget to reread Tristes Tropiques and La Pensée Sauvage (The Savage Mind) — both now out as part of a Pléiade L-S volume that came out last year.