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The Writer Who Stayed [NOOK Book]

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Adapted from "Zinsser on Friday," The American Scholar's National Magazine Award–Winning Essay Series

William Zinsser, author of On Writing Well and many other books, wrote a weekly blog for the American Scholar—about writing, the arts, New York, and popular culture. The Writer Who Stayed collects these engaging pieces by one of America's best essayists. Relationships, storytelling, baseball, summer reading, ...
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The Writer Who Stayed

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Overview

Adapted from "Zinsser on Friday," The American Scholar's National Magazine Award–Winning Essay Series

William Zinsser, author of On Writing Well and many other books, wrote a weekly blog for the American Scholar—about writing, the arts, New York, and popular culture. The Writer Who Stayed collects these engaging pieces by one of America's best essayists. Relationships, storytelling, baseball, summer reading, comic strips, Woody Allen—Bill Zinsser illuminates modern life.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015340501
  • Publisher: Dry, Paul Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,189,453
  • File size: 205 KB

Meet the Author

William Zinsser is a lifelong journalist and nonfiction writer—he began his career on the New York Herald Tribune in 1946—and is also a teacher, best known for his book On Writing Well, a companion held in affection by three generations of writers, reporters, editors, teachers, and students. His 17 other books range from memoir (Writing Places) to travel (American Places), jazz (Mitchell & Ruff), American popular song (Easy to Remember), baseball (Spring Training) and the craft of writing (Writing to Learn). During the 1970s he was at Yale University, where he was master of Branford College and taught the influential nonfiction workshop that would start many writers and editors on their careers. He has taught at the New School, in New York, his hometown, and at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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  • Posted June 9, 2013

    A Must Read

    Anyone who writes or wants to become a writer should read this book. It holds a collection of stories about the craft of writing, language, art, and culture. Mr. Zinsser has a remarkable gift to evoke the human element in each of them, and spices them up with his usual sense of humor. I bought several of this book and gave them to my writing friends.

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