To her, an editor’s life was one of constantly renewed fulfillment. July 27, 2014 7:38 AMSubscribe
More than any other editor except Harold Ross himself, Katharine White gave The New Yorker its shape, and set it on its course. -- William Shawn.
Almost 20 years ago - and almost 20 years after her death - the New Yorker profiled its legendary editor in Lady with a Pencil. See Also: The Fountain and Shrine of the New Yorker - an appreciation that provides a better look at her post-New Yorker life.