Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing

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Overlook Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 414 pages
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A marvelous portrait of "The New Yorker" during the tenure of legendary editor-in-chief William Shawn by one of its most distinguished contributors.

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"We have done our work with honesty and love, editor William Shawn consoled his grieving staff on his last day, having been abruptly fired from The New Yorker by its brash new corporate owner in 1987 ... Read full review

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Contents

A STORY IN THE NEW YORKER
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THE SIGHTED BOOK 143
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FROM ELIOT HOUSE TO THE PICASSO I
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Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Ved Mehta, a native of Lahore, India, has been blind since childhood. He received his B.A. from Balliol College, Oxford and his M.A. from Harvard University in 1961. He has been on staff at the New Yorker magazine since 1961 and has written numerous articles on life in 20th-century India. A prolific author of more than 20 books and essay collections, Mehta's works include "Face to Face," "Walking the Indian Streets" and "Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing.

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