"On Writing Well
belongs on any shelf of serious reference works for writers." -- --New York Times
About the Author
William Zinsser is a writer, editor and teacher. He began his career with the New York Herald Tribune
and has long been a freelance writer for leading magazines. During the 1970s he taught writing at Yale, where he was master of Branford College. From 1979 to 1987 he was general editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club. His 15 books, ranging from jazz to baseball, also includeSpeaking of Journalism, American Places
and the influential Writing to Learn
. He now teaches at the New School in New York, his hometown.