Book Review: The Writer's Almanac by John Brockman and Bill Norton. Menlo Park, CA: Info Books, 1988, [viii],184 pp. $7.9S

@inproceedings{Patterson1988BookRT,
  title={Book Review: The Writer's Almanac by John Brockman and Bill Norton. Menlo Park, CA: Info Books, 1988, [viii],184 pp. \$7.9S},
  author={Diana Patterson},
  booktitle={ASTR},
  year={1988}
}
The Writer's Almanac is obviously, from the title, a loving allusion to Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack, that American classic of pithy sayings and homely wisdom. Most of Poor Richard's sayings are original, with a few old saws, whose authors are lost in time. The 1988 version is a book of quotations, with illustrations. The quotations are… CONTINUE READING