When we last mentioned New York Times scribe Deborah Solomon, her reputation as an interview master was being tested. The staff of the 92nd Street Y decided that her discussion with actor Steve Martin did not touch upon his film career to an appropriate extent, and therefore a refund would be extended to all Read More
It’s been over a month since The Observer broke the news that Hugo Lindgren would be stepping into the editorship at The New York Times Magazine, a seat vacated by departing the Gerry Marzorati, after a stint as executive editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. In that time he’s already hired former New York magazine Read More
Greg Veis, current editor of TNR.com, is off to join the ranks at The New York Times Magazine, according to Daily Intel. A memo informed New Republic staff members earlier today that he will start at the magazine in December as a front-of-the-book editor.
The hire is Hugo Lindgren’s second since taking Read More
Agree To Disagree
After being named the next editor of The New York Times Magazine, Hugo Lindgren gave his first interview to Women’s Wear Daily. Mr. Lindren wouldn’t talk about his plans for the magazine or how he got the job, but he did say he’s not worried about the staff:
“There’s not going to be Read More
Editors at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World are snorting at The New York Times Magazine‘s investigation of phone-hacking at the gossip tabloid.
The Guardian wrote through The Times‘ article today, and checked-in with News of the World managing editor Bill Akass. He said assertions made by The Times — namely that Read More
The Observer has learned that Gerry Marzorati will announce in the next few days that he is stepping down as editor of The Times Magazine. He is expected to leave at the end of August. Sources familiar with the situation have told us that he will get another job within the Times Company.
Mr. Marzorati Read More
After taking home only two awards combined the last two years, New York magazine returned to the winner’s circle and won four Ellies last night at the 2010 National Magazine Awards.
“I wish I could do it without these things,” said Adam Moss, upon winning for the Personal Service award, referring to the semi-embarrassing exercise Read More
The week before Labor Day tends to be a quiet one for book publishing, as agents and editors head for the hills in preparation for the rush of big-ticket book proposals that inevitably come flooding in during the weeks leading up to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Sometimes it pays to get a jump on the Read More
Matt Bai did not want to write his second book just about Barack Obama. What he wanted, he said recently, were “stationary targets” that would allow him to run at his own pace. He wanted a subject that wouldn’t involve the kind of reporting where his face would be “pressed up against the glass.”
On Wednesday, April 29, CNN reported that Barack Obama was reading Joseph O’Neill’s 2008 New York novel Netherland. The tidbit came from an advance copy of this past weekend’s New York Times Magazine, in which the president told reporter David Leonhardt that boring White House briefing books had Read More