Book Review - Draft No. 4 (by John McPhee)

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing (Forthcoming)

11 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2018

See all articles by Beth H. Wilensky

Beth H. Wilensky

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: May 25, 2018

Abstract

"Draft No. 4" is an essay collection by John McPhee about his long career as a journalist for The New Yorker. This book review uses the essay collection as a jumping-off point to discuss the similarities and differences between legal writing and long-form journalism, and what legal writers can learn about the writing process from journalists like McPhee.

Keywords: book review, legal writing, revising, editing

Suggested Citation

Wilensky, Beth H., Book Review - Draft No. 4 (by John McPhee) (May 25, 2018). Scribes Journal of Legal Writing (Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3184916

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