Gone: the last days of the New Yorker

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Simon & Schuster, Dec 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
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A fascinating and sweeping profile of a great magazine captures The New Yorker's last three decades in vivid detail and exposes the truth behind such literary luminaries as Brendan Gill, Calvin Trillin, Hannah Arendt, and Tina Brown, among others.

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Wonderful gossip about the New Yorker, mostly during the last days of Shawn, and the succession to Gottleib, wonderfully told, with bits at the end on Tina Brown and Remnick. Although it has a touch ... Read full review

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Good where gossipy, dull and plodding where not. Best part is a devastating profile of Gopnik. Read full review


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Renata Adler has had an unrivaled career as a reporter, novelist, and short story writer; intellectual gadfly; and "New Yorker" staffer. Educated at Bryn Mawr, Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Yale Law School, she has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar, a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, and the film critic of "The New York Times." The author of prize-winning short stories, a prize-winning novel "(Speedboat), " a number of other highly praised books, and countless admired and controversial articles for "The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, National Review, New Republic, " and other publications, she lives in New York.