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“Let it be fact, one feels, or let it be fiction; the imagination will not serve under two masters simultaneously.”
“[On nonfiction:] At its height it is scholarship clothed in poetry.”
“... the challenge of nonfiction is to marry art and truth.”
“To be a nonfiction writer is never to let a story get in the way of good facts.”
“In reference works, as in sin, omission is as bad as willful misbehavior.”