Gorey Obit Artist and author Edward St. John Gorey died Saturday. He was known for his cross-hatched line drawings of comically macabre and often bizarre subjects. He wrote over 100 books, and illustrated over 60 others, by authors from Edward Lear to Samuel Beckett. He was also a scenic designer for the theatre. His design work included Broadway's Dracula in 1977. Noah speaks with Andreas Brown, owner or the Gotham Book Mart in New York, who was a friend Gorey's, and exhibited some of his work.