Three More Claims to Fame
Claim to Fame #7 : Early Boyfriend
The older half-sister of an early boyfriend of mine, it turns out, is the daughter, unacknowledged until decades after her conception, of the British philosopher and Oxford don A.J. Ayer.
Claim to Fame #8 : On the Way to Detroit
In the airplane on my way to Detroit, on a recent trip, I sat next to the widow of Lewis Mumford’s nephew.
Claim to Fame #9 : In Detroit
In Detroit, standing in a line, I met the daughter of Samuel Beckett’s publisher, Barney Rossett.