A sad loss
If you own an e-reader (Nook user myself), you owe it to yourself to go project gutenberg's website and fill it up with free books. Screw editors who shave off part of the books that they don't like, read as close to the original as possible.
Jules Verne's books are all free and have helped me through long trips and meetings.
This project could enable people that cannot afford books, to read the good works of the Masters.
Why lady Death, pick up a more undeserving soul when in life many scumbags remain who our beloved BOFH shall not get to? So many assholes, so little bullets. Why take one of the good ones?