The Kingdom and the Power

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Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978 - New York times - 590 pages
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"A landmark in the field of writing about journalism." The Nation The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as today's headlines.

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Review: The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World

User Review  - Alyssa - Goodreads

Extremely thorough and extremely dense! An interesting look at the Times, a paper I have always held to a mythical degree and it was interesting to read the textbook on it. Obviously quite dated, but I enjoyed Talese's conversational and tongue and cheek writing style. Read full review

Review: The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World

User Review  - Thorn - Goodreads

This is Gay Talese's history of The New York Times from its beginning (essentially) to 1968-ish, and I recommend it highly. Talese's narrative style is amazingly fresh, and the book is just ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
26
Section 3
50
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

A former reporter for the "New York Times", Gay Talese is a bestselling author who has written eleven books. He lives in New York City.

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