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Lives of the Editors | Mary Norris

Books about editors are catnip to people who have worked as editors. A survey of this subgenre of literary biography, including memoir and fiction, would yield insights into editing as practiced by some of the greats.

Advanced, All editors, Book editors, Voracious readers, Words and Language


Mary Norris is a former copy editor for The New Yorker and the author of two books, BETWEEN YOU AND ME: CONFESSIONS OF A COMMA QUEEN and GREEK TO ME. Originally from Cleveland, she lives in New York.

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