for the new york times book review

This one has been making its rounds among the blogs. New York Times book reviewer Charles McGrath had this to say while talking about actor Carrie Fisher's new memoir: "What her Hollywood upbringing doesn’t account for is Ms. Fisher’s manifest intelligence and adroit way with words. She is one of the rare inhabitants of La-La land who can actually write and has published four novels, the best of which, the semi-autobiographical “Postcards From the...

The best book covers of the year, as chosen by the art director of The New York Times Book Review.

So here’s the thing about cover art that proclaims “Q: Would you like this drawing more if a man made it? A: The art world would.” When this is the cover of the New York Times Book Review, a publication with its own with reviewing more books by men than women, it makes one turn to the table of contents for a .


The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

Fast forward to April 2015, when I came across in the New York Times Book Review. To my amazement, the same statistic from the Aspen talk, once again credited to Gallup, was paraphrased. And my obsession with the mysterious Gallup poll roared back to life.