This Is How I Want to Be Dead

The New York Times
July 7, 2017

Years ago, doing some research in England on moles β€” the burrowing kind β€” I paid a visit to the grave of Kenneth Grahame. As author of β€œThe Wind in the Willows,” Grahame was the creator of the fictional Mole, a mild-mannered character beloved by children everywhere for messing about in boats, bumbling dimly into the Wild Wood and otherwise misadventuring with Ratty, Badger and Mr. Toad of Toad Hall.

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