Russian Bookstores Are So Scared of Putin, They're Pulling Copies of the …
Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, which uses cats and mice to depict the horrors of the Holocaust, is not exactly pro-Nazi, but it does feature a swastika on its cover, and the store owners pulling it say they didn't want to run afoul of a …
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In Praise of Book Publishing's Gatekeepers
One day about three years after I'd left the New Yorker to become a book editor, Alberto Vitale—former CEO of Random House, Inc., a genial, intelligent, and remarkably tan businessman, originally from Italy and Olivetti—stopped me in the hall outside …
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Jon Ronson dives into the Internet's deep end in So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Jon Ronson's work has always been fascinated with people whose ideas relegate them to the edges of society—his second book, Them, was subtitled Adventures With Extremists—but his new book, So You've Been Publicly Shamed, tries to understand the …
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