Wayne C. Booth is the George Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago. His many books include "The Rhetoric of Fiction" and "For the Love of It: Amateuring and its Rivals," both published by the University of Chicago Press. Gregory G. Colomb is a professor of the English language and literature at the University of Virginia. He is the author of "Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic." Joseph M. Williams is a professor emeritus in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago. He is the author of "Style: Toward Clarity and Grace." Together Colomb and Williams have written "The Craft of Argumen"t.