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New York Times hits back at NYRB: ‘We are…disappointed’

6 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times The New York Times issued a lengthy point-by-point rebuttal to The New York Review of Books Tuesday in response to a piece by a former New York Times journalist who called into question the veracity of the newspaper’s...Show More Summary

New York Times Rebuts Nail Salon Owner: Our Series Was 'Damning'

The New York Times has issued a rebuttal to former Times journalist and current spa owner Richard Bernstein, who wrote in the New York Review of Books that nail salons can’t possibly be as bad as the NYT suggested in their series “Unvarnished.”...Show More Summary

Man Who Co-Owns Nails Salons Thinks They're Just Great, So

The New York Review of Books ran a rebuttal this weekend to the much-talked about New York Times series “Unvarnished,” Sarah Maslin Nir’s yearlong investigation into the horrendous labor practices at many New York nail salons. The rebuttal,...Show More Summary

Former Times reporter goes after paper’s heralded nails expose

Screenshot of The New York Review of Books article that questioned the veracity of The New York Times nails story. It’s essentially a mano a mano over nails. Former New York Times reporter Richard Bernstein is questioning the accuracy...Show More Summary

William T. Vollmann 'By the Book'

The New York Times Book Review's 'By the Book'-column continues to be... uneven, but this week's respondent is William T. Vollmann, and though I've never really taken to his work he offers up a pretty interesting set of answers.

A Review in Verse

There’s a new Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?,  due out in a week, and Michiko Kakutani has reviewed it in verse for the New York Times. A sample: “Yes, yes, it’s truer than true: The great doctor made fun that was funny! His creatures are shaggy and splendid and squishy, In a cosmos uncertain but […]

NY Times Broke Embargo to Publish Its ‘Exclusive’ Watchman Review

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The New York Times' book review of Go Set a Watchman sent the literary world into a dervish last week when it revealed that the first draft/prequel/sequel to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird portrayed beloved protagonist Atticus Finch as an aging racist dallying in Ku Klux Klan membership. Show More Summary

How Mad at The New York Times Is Harper Lee's Publisher?

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee is about to publish her first book in 55 years, and nearly everything we know about its content originated with a single source: a New York Times review. That piece, written by veteran critic Michiko...Show More Summary

The NYT Looks at Watchman

Topic: Books From the New York Times, a review of the novel everyone has been waiting for, Go Set a Watchman. And you're not going to like the once upstanding character Atticus Finch: In “Mockingbird,” Atticus was a role model for his children, Scout and Jem — their North Star, their hero, the most potent moral force in their lives. Show More Summary

5 Artists Create Visual Book Reviews for The New York Times

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

According to the old adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” The New York Times tasked five artists to construct “visual book reviews” for an art-themed issue of the Sunday Book Review. The following creatives took part in this...Show More Summary

A Curious Bit of Backstory Behind the NYT’s Review of Chris Hedges’ New Book

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Chris Hedges’ latest book, “Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt” was given top placement in this weekend’s New York Times Book Review section, and although a high profile doesn’t always guarantee high praise, turns out there’s a story behind this media story.

The 5 Best Quotes From The New York Times Review Of Grey Are Better Than The Book

Guys, it's good. And by "good," I of course mean scathingly bad. More » The 5 Best Quotes From The New York Times Review Of Grey Are Better Than The Book is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.

New York Times Publishes First Art-Themed Sunday Book Review — Design News

Pin it Art lovers have an added reason to go straight to the Book Review in this Sunday's New York Times. The paper is publishing its first-ever section featuring all art books. READ MORE »

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Man in Profile’ Studies Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker

Thomas Kunkel’s biography covers Mr. Mitchell’s sparkling portraits of New York’s marginal people, as well as his breaking the rules of nonfiction and an epic case of writer’s block.

Keyed Up

Working on the red Typewriter. Felt like the first time I’ve drawn a full breath in two weeks. Did more on the individual keys and started on the cover of the New York Times Review of Books. The heads you can see are cartoons of Sandra Day O’Connor, and a Muslim imam. Appropriate for a […]

RD Recap: The New Yorker Snags Nicholas Blechman; Changes at Lucky

The New Yorker grabs Nicholas Blechman to be creative director. He had been at The New York Times, serving as book review art director. Editor David Remnick credited Blechman, who replaces Wyatt Mitchell, as being “a smart and original...Show More Summary

At Work with Pamela Paul: New York Times Book Review Editor

Have you ever wondered who is behind the steering wheel of The New York Times’s Book Review? This newest installment of Times Insider introduces readers to the editor of NYT’s Book Review section, Pamela Paul. From Times Insider: “It feels terrible when it’s happening to you,” Pamela Paul, editor of The Book Review said when […]

Nicholas Blechman named creative director at The New Yorker

Nicholas Blechman, the art director for The New York Times Book Review, has been appointed creative director at The New Yorker, editor David Remnick announced Monday in a note to staff. Blechman, who has held the art director job since...Show More Summary

Nicholas Blechman Named Creative Director of The New Yorker

Nicholas Blechman has been named The New Yorker’s new creative director. Blechman comes to the magazine from The New York Times, where he has served as art director of the paper’s Book Review since 2006. In a memo to staffers, The New...Show More Summary

Review of Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Uprooted is the latest novel by Naomi Novik, whose writing has received much recognition. She is a recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and multiple books in her Temeraire series have been New York Times bestsellers. Show More Summary

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