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 defending an essay widely deemed to be at odds with the spirit of #MeToo.The departure of Buruma, only the third editor after Robert Silvers and Barbara Epstein since the magazine was founded in 1963, comes as a jolt so soon after he took over the helm of America’s most prestigious literary journal. Related: Jian Ghomeshi essay on sexual assault trial met with backlash Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-20 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

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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wilmers steps down as London Review of Books editor

Mary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down as editor of the London Review of Books after nearly three decades in the post. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

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Ebury launches external review of Baños book amid antisemitism allegations

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Ian McEwan admits to only earning C-grade after helping son with essay on one of his books

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Karl Miller, founding editor of London Review of Books, dies at 83

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