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Author photo. William Zinsser, author of the classic <i>On Writing Well</i>. Copied from <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5340618" rel="nofollow" target="_top"><i>On Memoir, Truth and 'Writing Well'</i></a>.

William Zinsser, author of the classic On Writing Well. Copied from On Memoir, Truth and 'Writing Well'.

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William Knowlton Zinsser (October 7, 1922 - May 12, 2015) was an American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher. He began his career as a journalist for the New York Herald Tribune, where he worked as a feature writer, drama editor, film critic and editorial writer. Throughout the 1970s, Zinsser taught writing at Yale University. He wrote 18 books, including On Writing Well, which is in its 17th edition. Zinsser died at the age of 92 in Manhattan on May 12, 2015. (Bowker Author Biography)
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On Writing Well 6,094 copies, 72 reviews
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The Writer's Handbook 2005 (Preface) 43 copies
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