Milestones | 1/29/2001

DIED. AUBERON WAUGH, 61, acerbic British writer, journalist and satirist and son of celebrated novelist Evelyn Waugh; in Taunton, England. Waugh published the first of his five novels, The Foxglove Saga, in 1960, but won greater fame from his journalistic career, becoming renowned for the comic vitriol of the columns he wrote for a diverse range of publications, ranging from the up-market daily The Daily Telegraph to the satirical magazine Private Eye. Forecasting his imminent demise in an interview in November, Waugh said: "Better to go than sit around being a terrible old bore."


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