Katharine Sergeant White

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Katharine Sergeant Angell White (September 17, 1892 – July 20, 1977) was a writer and the fiction editor for The New Yorker magazine from 1925 to 1960. In her obituary, printed in The New Yorker in 1977, William Shawn wrote that "More than any other editor except Harold Ross himself, Katharine White gave The New Yorker its shape, and set it on its course."

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  • ''We're buying this, but why do you sing the same sad songs all women sing?''
    Katharine S. White (1892-1977), U.S. editor and book reviewer. As quoted in Onward and Upward, Prologue, by Linda H. Davis (1986). White, Fiction ...
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