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"Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague." -- William Safire
William Lewis Safire (December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009) was an American author, columnist, journalist and presidential speechwriter.

He was perhaps best known as a long-time syndicated political columnist for the New York Times and a regular contributor to "On Language" in the New York Times Magazine, a column on popular etymology, new or unusual usages, and other language-related topics.

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Total Books: 79
Safire's Political Dictionary
2008 - Safire's Political Dictionary (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195343342
ISBN-10: 0195343344
Genres: Reference, Nonfiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

How Not to Write The Essential Misrules of Grammar
2005 - How Not to Write the Essential Misrules of Grammar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780393327236
ISBN-10: 039332723X
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3

The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time Wit and Wisdom from the Popular Language Column in the New York Times Magazine
No Uncertain Terms  More Writing from the Popular On Language Column in The New York Times Magazine
2004 - No Uncertain Terms More Writing From the Popular on Language Column in the New York Times Magazine (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743258128
ISBN-10: 0743258126
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

No Uncertain Terms More Writing from the Popular On Language Column in The New York Times Magazine
2003 - No Uncertain Terms More Writing From the Popular on Language Column in the New York Times Magazine (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780743242431
ISBN-10: 0743242432
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Pictures of the Times A Century of Photography from The New York Times
2002 - Pictures of the Times a Century of Photography From the New York Times (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780870701160
ISBN-10: 0870701169
Genres: Arts & Photography, History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Fumblerules A lighthearted guide to grammar and good usage
2002 - Fumblerules a Lighthearted Guide to Grammar and Good Usage (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780760735787
ISBN-10: 0760735786
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Let a Simile Be Your Umbrella
2001 - Let a Simile Be Your Umbrella (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780609609477
ISBN-10: 0609609475
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Scandalmonger
2000 - Scandalmonger (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786117468
ISBN-10: 078611746X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Scandalmonger  A Novel
2000 - Scandalmonger a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780684867199
ISBN-10: 0684867192
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

Spread the Word
1999 - Spread the Word (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812932539
ISBN-10: 0812932536
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Sleeper Spy
1998 - Sleeper Spy (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517307144
ISBN-10: 0517307146
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Watching My Language Adventures in the Word Trade
1997 - Watching My Language Adventures in the Word Trade (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679423874
ISBN-10: 0679423877
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

Sleeper Spy
1997 - Sleeper Spy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312961565
ISBN-10: 0312961561
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 5

In Love With Norma Loquendi
1996 - In Love with Norma Loquendi (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517172384
ISBN-10: 0517172380
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Sleeper Spy
1995 - Sleeper Spy (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679434474
ISBN-10: 067943447X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Freedom A Novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
1995 - Freedom a Novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780380719389
ISBN-10: 038071938X
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

The First Dissident
1995 - The First Dissident (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517137420
ISBN-10: 0517137429
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Freedom
1994 - Freedom (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786104635
ISBN-10: 0786104635
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Freedom Part 2
1994 - Freedom Part 2 (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786107353
ISBN-10: 0786107359
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Coming to Terms
1994 - Coming to Terms (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517114728
ISBN-10: 0517114720
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1991 - Fumblerules [Intrepid Linguist] (Paperback)Hardcover
1987 - Take My Word for It [More on Language from William Safire] (Paperback)Hardcover