William Lutz is Professor of English at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey.
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Books by Lutz
- Doublespeak Defined: Cut Through the Bull**** and Get the Point, HarperResource; 1st ed edition July 1, 1999, ISBN: 0062734121.
- The New Doublespeak: Why No One Knows What Anyone's Saying Anymore (HarperCollins, 1996);
- Doublespeak: From "Revenue Enhancement" to "Terminal Living": How Government, Business, Advertisers, and Others Use Language to Deceive You. New York: Harper & Row 1989.
- The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English (Cambridge, 1994) (editor)
- Webster's New World Thesaurus (Simon and Schuster, 1986).
Author or co-author of eleven other books, including
- Firestorm at Peshtigo (Holt, 2002),
- The Assessment of Writing: Politics, Policies, and Practices (Modern Language Association, 1996),
Editor of the Quarterly Review of Doublespeak 1980-1994.
Recipient of the 1991 Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000 Rutgers University President's Award for Public Service, 2001 Pennsylvania Bar Association Clarity Award for the Promotion of Plain English in Legal Writing, and 1996 George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language, and 1989 New Jersey Department of Higher Education Distinguished Service Award.
Received "Special Thanks" in the liner notes of George Carlin's 1990 album "Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics."
- William Lutz, accessed October 2004.