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New York Review of Books editor Ian Buruma departs amid outrage over essay

Writer and academic steps down after publishing and defending Jian Ghomeshi piece deemed to be at odds with spirit of #MeTooIan Buruma, the writer and academic, has stepped down from the editorship of the New York Review of Books after only 16 months, after he caused outrage by publishing and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former 'NYRB' Editor Launches 'Book Post'

Ann Kjellberg, a longtime former contributing editor at the 'New York Review of Books,' has launched 'Book Post,' a subscription-based book review. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'NYRB' Plummets, 'Paris Review' Creeps Upward On 2017 VIDA Count

According to the annual VIDA Count, which analyzes gender parity at literary magazines, only 23.3% of pieces published in the 'New York Review of Books' last year were written by women, while representation at the 'Paris Review' crept up by 8 percentage points in the year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“That’s Something We Could All Try to Unlearn”

On this week’s episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask, I spoke with Laura Kipnis, an essayist and author whose books include Against Love, Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation, and, most recently, Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus. Although known for her writings about... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Don’t Blame the Gentrifiers

The affordable housing crisis in New York City receives long and detailed treatment in the current issue of the New York Review of Books from writer Michael Greenberg, who calls the situation nothing less than “a humanitarian emergency.” Greenberg shows the impact of this crisis, from the... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The greatest literary editor there has ever been’ – John Banville remembers Robert Silvers

The death this week of the New York Review of Books editor marks the loss of one of publishing’s most brilliant mindsRobert Silvers was one of the most significant cultural figures of our time. This will seem a large claim to make about the editor of a twice-monthly literary magazine, but then... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers dies

The exacting editor of the high-brow magazine was a legend on the New York literary scene. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robert Silvers, 'NYRB' Co-Founder and Editor, Dies at 87

Robert B. Silvers, the co-founder of the New York Review of Books and its editor since 1963, died on the morning of March 20. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Female authors make inroads at major publications – survey

Bylines by women at the New York Times Book Review and the New Republic are among the ‘dramatic increases’ over the last year, according to Vida’s annual survey of the publishing gender splitFemale authors and reviewers have found more room on literary pages over the last year, according to the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gordon Lish: ‘Had I not revised Carver, would he be paid the attention given him? Baloney!’

Christian Lorentzen talks to the legendary editor in an extract from a forthcoming issue of the Paris ReviewIt’s the custom for editors to keep a low profile and to underplay any changes they may make to an author’s manuscript. Gordon Lish is a different animal. Not since Maxwell Perkins has an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Review to Launch Comics Imprint in 2016

New York Review Comics will launch in March with plans to release six graphic novels per year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Review Of Books Critic Apologizes For Error In Zaha Hadid Takedown

Whoops.Last week architect Zaha Hadid demanded that the New York Review of Books retract a June essay by critic Martin Filler, claiming that the "personal attack disguised as a book review" had "exposed Ms. Hadid to public ridicule and contempt."Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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