Our brush with fame: with apologies to Alistair MacLeod

Our brush with fame: with apologies to Alistair MacLeod

By Angela Mombourquette Apr 22,2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Like many people who live and work in the world of books, I was taken aback when I learned of Alistair MacLeod’s death on Sunday, April 20. The news seemed to come out of the blue, and, as people do, many in my social circle began posting their own personal recollections of the man. Their stories made me think back to my own fleeting connection with the beloved author.