McPherson's editor has died

James McPherson's editor at Oxford University Press died last month. The Daily Princetonian had a better obit than the wires but the New York Sun had the best coverage of all.

One hopes he had nothing to do with that preposterous picture book issued in 2003.

(Note: this post was put up earlier in the day but Blogger did not publish it. If it shows twice later, I'll delete this repost.)