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The Simply Elegant 'Letters of E.B. White'

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Letters of E.B. White collects the correspondence of the writer and his family.

His stepson, New Yorker editor and author Roger Angell, tells Scott Simon that the letters reveal more about a "modest" and "exacting" writer who "wanted to get things right."

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