Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns (Paperback)

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This collection brings together some of the best newspaper columns from the last 150 years, from famous names like H.L. Mencken and Dave Barry to brilliant unknowns who understand the power of a well-written sentence.

Sarah

— From Deadline Artists

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Now in its fifth hardcover printing, Deadline Artists celebrates the relevance of the newspaper column through the simple power of excellent writing. It is an inspiration for a new generation of writers— whether their medium is print or digital—looking to learn from the best of their predecessors. Contributors include: Jimmy Breslin, Ernie Pyle, Dorothy Thompson, Thomas L. Friedman, David Brooks, Ernest Hemingway, Will Rogers, Langston Hughes, Woody Guthrie, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, H.L. Mencken, Art Buchwald, William F. Buckley, Dave Barry, Anna Quindlen, George Will, and Pete Hamill.

About the Author


John Avlon is a senior columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast as well as a CNN contributor. He lives in New York City.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781468300543
ISBN-10: 1468300547
Publisher: Abrams Press
Publication Date: September 25th, 2012
Pages: 432
Language: English