A nice NYT summary can be found here.
Also some nice outpouring of fondness from the commenters over at Neatorama.
I have hundreds of good memories of the man, too many favorite roles to really pick just one, or even make a list. Even that movie he did with Robbie Benson was cool, because Paul was in it. But for what it’s worth, my most special memory is of The Sting. If I would recommend any Paul Newman movie to someone who’s never seen any of his films…this is where to start.