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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

E. B. White

Elwyn Brooks White
(source: American Society of Authors and Writers)
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published his first article in The New Yorker in 1925, joined the staff in 1927, continued to contribute for around six decades; published there essays and unsigned Notes and Comment pieces (look here for some); co-author of a famous English style guide (commonly known as Strunk and White); maybe above all, author of children's books (his Charlotte's Web is famous); so, journalist, essayist, authority in matters of language style, author for children; indeed a man of many seasons and of many talents; well, someone who was so many years with The New Yorker could not be other than a great NY lover; and a city must be understood also through his authors; just ordered his Here is New York (info source: wiki)

(A Life in Books)



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