The Penguin Press, which has been one pair of hands short since Vanessa Mobley’s departure at the end of January, has hired Nick Trautwein of Bloomsbury to edit nonfiction.
Mr. Trautwein, who came to publishing from magazines, has been at Bloomsbury since 2006; while there, he edited such titles as Edmund White’s A Read More
Chris Matthews is on fire these days. Joe Lieberman’s loss has freed him to offer pitiless critiques of Democrats who voted for the war. Last night he said that they knew it was a bad decision in 2002 but went along with it out of political fears when they should have displayed “courage”—so let them Read More
A word of advice, from Seymour Hersh, as recounted by Seymour Hersh: “Just shut up.”
Mr. Hersh, the garrulous investigative reporter who broke the news of My Lai and Abu Ghraib, was telling an audience in Berkeley on Oct. 8 about a phone conversation he’d had with an American soldier in Iraq. The soldier, Mr. Read More
Last month, The New York Sun celebrated its second anniversary. And the toddler daily broadsheet knows just what it wants for its birthday: $40 million.
In late March, the paper put forth a private-memorandum offering of 4,000 shares in its parent company, One SL L.L.C., at $10,000 per. Currently, The Sun is backed by $25.6 Read More
In recent days, the conventional wisdom has hardened on the
Bob Kerrey story: Who are we to
Many of the people saying this are the old antiwar crowd.
The New School University trustees say soberly, “War is hell. Traumatic events
take place.” Newsweek calls the story
the “terrible wages of war.” And there Read More
Annals of Boyhood
What happened on that fateful day in Central Park?
Seymour Hersh, the writer who eviscerated retired Army general Barry McCaffrey in The New Yorker ‘s May 22 issue, has made a career of unearthing the secret dealings of powerful men. But during the late 1970′s, it was Mr. Hersh who was Read More
Library of Contemporary Thought :
Against All Enemies , by Seymour M. Hersh.
The First Coming , by John Feinstein.
How Reading Changed My Life , by Anna Quindlen.
Interactive Excellence , by Edwin Schlossberg.
News Is a Verb , by Pete Hamill.
No Island of Sanity , by Vincent Read More