John Sturrock died yesterday. He wrote his first piece for the LRB, on Sherry Turkle's Psychoanalytic Politics, in its third issue, and was the paper's consulting editor from 1993. He will be greatly missed.

His dozens of pieces include:

From May 2007: Blair’s Convictions
From March 2007: How to Talk about Books You Haven’t Read
From March 2002: Robbe-Grillet’s Return
From September 2000: Eighteenth-Century Cricket
From April 1999: Homage to the Oulipo
From July 1998: Taking on Alan Sokal
From November 1997: Victor Hugo
From December 1992: Althusser, the Paris Strangler
From February 1986: Jakobson and Bakhtin
From March 1981: Proust Regained