It's just the kind of book I'd been wanting without knowing it.
In a time when many newspapers are struggling, its good to to have Mr. Louis remind us of how much newspapers and their writers have contributed to our culture.
Great bedtime book, because of the length of the articles.y husband & I have enjoyed reading these articles to each other!
A sobering, yet often witty and introspective, chronology of our times.Published 2 months ago by Abraham A. van Kempen
Brilliant book. Smart, insightful, practical and inspiring. Many thanks to the author for understanding that there was a need for this collection of articles.Published 6 months ago by Jordan C. Salcito
Every column is a stroll through history with reporters who not only knew what they were writing about but wrote with a craft to be admired and savored.Published 7 months ago by Robert E. Zyskowski
Hemingway, Mencken, Rice, Hecht, Runyon...there were writers on newspapers in those days, and these are just a smattering of the great writers in this book-a collection of columns... Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. D. Heise
Both books in this series provide a glimpse into our nation's history from a very intimate perspective - writers who were living at the time. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Lawrence J. Marotta
I read excerpts to my feature writing class. This would be an excellent text for any readings class in journalism, at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Robert Buckman
Fantastic collection of many of the great columns...a must read for anyone interested in journalism or a personal description of some of the great events of recent history.Published 18 months ago by bonefishbill
If you enjoy the written word, this is for you. It is fun and entertaining. I gave it to my father-in-law, who loved it.Published 18 months ago by bookworm
He loves it and I love hearing the stories that he relates from the book. Can't wait to borrow it. I heard the author on NPR, and the interview alone sold me on it.Published 19 months ago by Yossarian