Buruma has officially begun his tenure at the intellectual magazine, taking over from Robert Silvers, who died in March after having edited it since 1963. NYTimes.com Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •DNA •Seattle Times
An acclaimed essayist and historian has been chosen to succeed the late Robert Silvers as editor of The New York Review of Books.
The publication announced Thursday the selection of Ian Buruma, who.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
American literary legend has it that The New York Review of Books first appeared as a gap-closer when the Times, and its book review, went on strike starting in December, 1962. This was temporally.. The New Yorker
Silvers co-founded the journal with Barbara Epstein in 1963. It quickly became a leading forum where authors and critics grappled with cultural issues — and with each other. NPR Also reported by •NYTimes.com •DallasNews •CNSNews.com •L.A. Times