In the Words of E. B. White

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a world war."-E. B. White on fatherhood"I was lucky to be born abnormal. It ran in the family."-on luck"I would really rather feel bad in Maine than feel good anywhere else." -on Maine"The English language is always sticking a foot out to trip a man."-on language The author of Charlotte's Web and One Man's Meat, coauthor of The Elements of Style, and columnist for The New Yorker for almost half a century, E. B. White (1899-1985) is an American literary icon. Over the course of his career, White inspired generations of writers and readers with his essays (both serious and humorous), children's literature, and stylistic guidance. In the Words of E. B. White offers readers a delightful selection of quotations, selected and annotated by his granddaughter and literary executor, Martha White. The quotations...

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