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Mrs. T.S. Eliot’s Estate to be Auctioned at Christie’s Today November 20, 2013: Hmmm.... let me see here... gee, I, uh, sure hope they let cats into the auction... Jacket Copy reports on the findings at Christie's "A Life's Devotion: The Collection of the Late Mrs. T.S. Eliot." Nobel Prize-winning poet T.S. Eliot died in England in 1965; his widow Valerie made it her mission to keep his work alive. She died in 2012 [...] by

Eliot’s Dirty Laundry May Air Now November 19, 2012: We've been covering Valerie Eliot's death here and here. Now, the The Guardian wonders what treasures will soon surface from Eliot's desk: The true creative impact of the mental decline of TS Eliot's first wife, Vivienne, and the real nature of his abortive relationships with the women he saw following her committal to an asylum, along [...] by

More About the Vital Valerie Eliot November 15, 2012: We mentioned, earlier this week, that Valerie Eliot, wife of T. S. Eliot, has passed away. More to Eliot than meets the eye, of course. The New York Times has just published its obit, noting that the former secretary was also a steadfast editor, defender, and steward of the Eliot estate. They married when she was 30, and he 68. And as The [...] by

R.I.P. Valerie Eliot November 12, 2012: T.S. Eliot's widow, Valerie, passed away on Friday at 86. From the Daily Mail: Valerie Eliot, the widow of T.S. Eliot and zealous guardian of the poet's literary legacy for almost half a century, has died. She was 86. The Eliot estate released a statement saying that Valerie Eliot died Friday at her London home after a brief [...] by