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I'm not a proud complainer, but I'll complain to anyone who will listen that most nonfiction can and should be distilled to a five- or—maybe—ten-page flier, brochure, or leaflet. By contrast, William Zinsser's On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction could, with no apologies, be expanded to a 500-page bible of writing technique. And then, to emphasize its biblical [...]

“Whenever Picasso learned how to do something, he abandoned it.” - Milton Glaser via Austin Kleon I've got a nasty habit of stripping books of their context and making them into lists that I can use for quick reference. I'm going to start posting those lists for your viewing pleasure. I think what I'll do is [...]