Tag: Robert Caro

  • The Art of Writing Non-Fiction

    The Art of Writing Non-Fiction

    Historian Robert Caro’s new book, Working, suffers from redundancy (similar points, down to the phrasing, reappeared throughout the book), but I enjoyed it and recommend it to anyone who writes non-fiction. Here are a few of my takeaways. 1. Writing well is hard work. Caro explains his tedious research process—the travel and hundreds of interviews…