Category: Good reads

Many editors are writers too and here you will find memoirs and stories written by editors.

The Post and Personal History – Katharine Graham

Katharine Graham’s book Personal History is a memoir of her life growing up with wealth and privilege, marrying young and becoming the first female newspaper publisher in the United States, when she was made president of The Washington Post Company. In the book Graham describes her early life, including moving to Washington with her parents […]

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Between you and me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Don’t expect this book to be your quick and handy, go-to reference guide! While it includes sections on grammar, the peculiarities of English spelling, the use of the comma and other useful elements it is really an autobiography of the author’s 35-year career at The New Yorker. Between You & Me by Mary Norris is […]

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