William Goldman at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009. He was attending a screening of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” one of two films for which he won the Academy Award.CreditCreditJoe Kohen/WireImage, via Getty Images

William Goldman Dead? Inconceivable!


William Goldman, novelist and screenwriter, died in Manhattan this past Friday. He was 87 years old.1 Vizzini: Inconceivable! Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. While he won Academy Awards for his screenplays for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men,” and…