Robert B. Silvers' fifty-year reign as co/editor of The New York Review of Book will be hard to top, but they've now announced who will be running the show next -- and it's longtime contributor Ian Buruma.
Two of Buruma's books are under review at the complete review : Murder in Amsterdam and Taming the Gods.
Robert B. Silvers, the founder and long-serving editor of The New York Review of Books, died on Monday, at the age of eighty-seven. We asked our contributors for remembrances.
Robert Silvers, the longtime editor of the New York Review of Books, died this week at the age of 87. While the NYRB developed a reputation as arguably the preeminent English-language literary journal, Silvers himself became known a...
Robert B. Silvers, co-founding and long-time editor of The New York Review of Books, has passed away. See the NYRB notice, William Grimes' obituary in The New York Times, and Laura Miller at Slate on How Bob Silvers and the New York...
Mr. Buruma succeeds Robert B. Silvers, a founder of the magazine who edited it until his death in March at 87.