Françoise Sagan has died in France at age 69. She is best known for her first book, Bonjour Tristesse which was #1 on the New York Times best seller list in 1955. She was 19 at the time. The 1958 movie, Bonjour Tristesse (1958) starred David Niven, Jean Seberg and Deborah Kerr. "A strange melancholy pervades me, to which I hesitate to give the grave and beautiful name of sorrow."