With Patience and Fortitude: A Memoir
(William Morrow, 256 pp., $24.99)
City Council speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn insists that her new memoir—conveniently timed for release just as voters are starting to tune into the election—is intended to be personal, not political.
The volume provides an intimate account of Ms. Quinn’s childhood Read More
At 6 feet 8 inches, basketball player Lebron James was obviously the tallest guy at his book party at Monkey Bar last night. One surprising thing, though, was that young literary agent/musician Luke Janklow is almost as tall.
Mr. Janklow, wearing a very clutch necktie and a bulging messenger bag, spent much of the evening Read More
David Margolick, the ex-New York Times star and Vanity Fair contributor who found himself without a job after Portfolio folded, has a new home: Newsweek.
Mr. Margolick has signed a contract to write four to five stories a year for the newly re-imagined newsweekly, said Jon Meacham, the Read More
In the November issue of Vanity Fair, David Margolick profiles the artist David Levine, whose pen and pencil work has been a cornerstone of The New York Review of Books for decades. Mr. Levine, who’s 82 years old, has begun to lose his sight from macular degeneration and, as Mr. Margolick Read More
New York just sent out its weekly release previewing stories. Next week’s issue will feature "Bleeding ‘Times’ Blood." Sub-hed: "Has the prestige (and profitability) of owning The New York Times finally sunk below the level required to keep the interest of the Sulzberger clan?"
The story is written by Joe Hagan.
Both New Read More
Two magazines are preparing profiles of The New York Times‘ Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
New York magazine has assigned Joe Hagan to write a profile, and David Margolick is preparing a piece for Portfolio. Both articles are write-arounds, and neither author has scored an on-the-record interview with Mr. Sulzberger, according to a source familiar with the Read More
David Margolick is leaving Vanity Fair for Portfolio, Media Mob has learned. Margolick, who most recently wrote a profile of Eliot Spitzer, has been a contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1996 and covered culture and politics there. He made his big bones in a long stint at The New York Times (for Read More
Call it an even week for CBS News. On the one hand, the network rid itself of Susan Molinari, the human Quaalude of morning-show hosts. On the other hand, CBS News president Andrew Heyward disbanded the network’s investigative unit after only one year of operation. A noble experiment designed to supply the network’s evening news Read More