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Katharine and E.B. White

Isabel Russell

Katharine and E.B. White

An Affectionate Memoir

by Isabel Russell

  • 14 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Literary,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • (Elwyn Brooks),,
  • 1899-,
  • 1917-,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Journalists,
  • Russell, Isabel,,
  • United States,
  • White, E. B,
  • White, Katharine Sergeant Ange

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9487207M
    ISBN 100393306380
    ISBN 109780393306385
    OCLC/WorldCa21371189

      The book is collected and edited by Dorothy Lobrano Guth, his goddaughter, with an assist from Corona Machemer, from his publishing house, and .   Onward and Upward in the Garden () is her only book, edited and published posthumously by her husband E.B. White. E.B. White (–) was the youngest of six children, born in Mount Vernon, New York. He attended Cornell University, where he Brand: New York Review Books.

    (–). The writer E.B. White is probably best known for his three children’s books, including Charlotte’s Web. But he also wrote many essays, poems, and other works during his long career. E.B. White was a 20th century children's book author who created characters that still captivate young people today. Continue reading to learn more about E.B. White, his children's books and his.

    E. B. White was an American author. He was better known as the writer of popular children’s books like ‘Stuart Little’, ‘The Trumpet of the Swan’ and ‘Charlotte’s Web’. After declining the offer of a teaching position at the University of Minnesota, he worked for the United Press. The E.B. White Collection. Letters consist of ca. 3, letters by White letters to him from others. Correspondents include: Katharine Sergeant White (his wife), James Thurber, Frank Sullivan, Harold Ross, William Shawn, Gus Lobrano, S.J. Perelman, Nathaniel Benchley, Howard Cushman, Alice Burchfield Sumner, Scott Elledge, and.


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Katharine & E B White Paperback – Febru by Russell Isabel (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 4/5(5).

Katharine and E.B. White book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Isabel Russell Katharine and E.B. White book readers a portrait, both humorous and /5.

I borrowed "An Affectionate Memoir" because I wanted to learn more about the later years of Katharine Angell White, the first fiction editor of The New Yorker, and her relationship with her second husband, writer E.B.

unately, this memoir doesn't contain any particular insight into the Whites other than as a backdrop to the author's immense ego and unending Pollyannaesque vision of 4/5. E. White — beloved author, celebrator of New York, champion of integrity, upholder of linguistic style — topped the ranks of literary history’s famous pet-lovers as he made room in his home and his heart for a dozen dogs of various breeds over the course of eight decades.

Indeed, dogs, alongside literature and his wife Katharine, whom he married in and loved until death did them. Life Without Katharine: E. White and His Sense of Loss By Nan Robertson, Special to the New York Times Tuesday, April 8, orth Brooklin, MeE.

White is alone. He sat the other day in this old, immaculate white farmhouse, set on a little rise overlooking. Synopsis. E.B. White was born in New York in InWhite joined The New Yorker magazine as writer and contributing editor—a position he would hold for the rest of his career.

He wrote Born: Open Library is an Katharine and E.B. White book, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Katharine and E.B. White by Isabel Russell,W.W. Norton edition, in English - 1st : Elwyn Brooks White, best known as E.B. White, was the author of beloved children's books as well as poems, essays, and books for classics include Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan.

White is also famous for his co-authorship. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Russell, who spent eight years typing, filing, and listening to the bons mots, sharp remarks, and anecdotes of E.B. and Katharine White, balances delicately the discretion and loyalty of a secretary with the honesty of a good writer. Her memoir proves vivid and moving not just for fans of the Whites, but also for anyone who has experienced either directly or indirectly the frustrations and.

This book, which is expertly edited by Emily Herring Wilson has inspired a perennial garden at our Wisconsin home and a renewed interest in the writings of E.B. White, not to mention the writings of Katharine White and Elizabeth Lawrence/5(4).

White, E. ; White, Katharine S. A SUBTREASURY OF AMERICAN HUMOR BOMC Book-Of-the-Month-Club Hardcover New York Coward-Mccann, Inc Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Several chips and short Rating: % positive. Great deals on E.B. White Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Katharine and E.B. White - Isabel Russell New 1st edition hc/dj Biography. $ Format: Hardcover.

Stuart Little (Puffin Books) by White, E. Paperback Book The Fast Free. $ Martha also deals, to a lesser degree, with the literary estate of Katharine White, the influential New Yorker editor and garden writer who was E.B. White’s wife and Martha’s grandmother. Katharine S. White was the longtime fiction editor at The New Yorker and an avid and respected gardener.

In addition to her editing duties, White wrote an annual New Yorker piece on gardening and garden catalogs titled, "Onward and Upward in the Garden." From the Estate of Joel () & Allene White. [Book #] Price: $1, Katharine White began working at The New Yorker inthe year of its founding, and was an editor there for thirty-four years, shaping the careers of such writers as John O'Hara, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jean Stafford.

Throughout and beyond those years she was also a gardener. Inwhen her job as editor was coming to a close, White wrote the first of a series of fourt4/5.

I would recommend it for anyone who is interested, for whatever reason, in reading about Katharine and E.B. White. Readers who are disposed to want pure hagiography about this couple obviously won't like this book.

However, I think the book is useful in rounding out the public portrait of this couple. 3 stars ()/5(1). E B White. White, the author of such beloved classics as Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan, was born in Mount Vernon, New York.

He graduated from Cornell University in and, five or six years later, joined the staff of The New Yorker magazine, then in its infancy. –E.B. White Franklin D.

Roosevelt couldn’t get enough of the piece. At the suggestion of his advisor Harry Hopkins, the New Dealer turned wartime consigliere, the president of the United States took a moment away from the pressures of global war to read a July 3,“Notes and Comment ” essay from The New Yorker.

Memoir of the 8 years Isabel Russell served in a secretarial role for author E.B. White and Katharine White, a veteran of The New Yorker staff, in their retirement home in North Brooklin, Maine. These were to be the writers' last years, and Russell proved to be a keen, affectionate, and honest observer of many moments in their lives.

On a recent morning, along the tree-lined path leading to the boathouse in North Brooklin where E. B. White wrote much of that book, the crickets — or rather, their distant progeny — were at.E. B. White Takes On Xerox and Wins () Behind the Best Sellers: An Interview With E.B. White () Life Without Katharine: E.

B. White and His Sense of Loss () E.B. White: A Biography by Scott Elledge () E.B. White, Essayist and Stylist, Dies (October 2, ) E.B. White Is Recalled In Readings ().Co-edited by husband and wife team E.

B. White () and Katharine S. White (), Coward McCann published the original edition of this title on November 7,the Tudor Publishing edition was the second edition produced in hardcover, the Armed Services Edition (in wraps) was issued in .