Award-winning lyricist Hal David is dead at 91.. Here is one of his hits in remembrance, and the sentiment is one we could do with right about now.
About the Author
Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment and Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires. Follow him at @jricole.