- William Zinsser, author of 'On Writing Well,' dies at 92 Updated: May-12-15 7:35 pm
NEW YORK - William Zinsser, the much-consulted teacher, author, journalist and essayist whose million-selling book "On Writing Well" championed the craft of nonfiction and inspired professionals and amateurs to express themselves more concisely and vividly, died Tuesday at age 92.
- Historian retires; climate foes back chem bill Updated: May-07-15 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate historian Donald Ritchie is stepping down from his "front-row seat to the best show in town."
- Margaret Atwood named honorary member of arts academy Updated: May-06-15 7:46 pm
NEW YORK - One of the world's most celebrated writers, Canada's Margaret Atwood, has been named a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.