Title: The New York Review of Books

It seems as if the New York Review of Books is competing with the London Review of Books to be the this side of the pond. Women’s literary organization VIDA: Women in Literary Arts of the contents of the most recent issue, which, out of 27 contributors, includes only one female writer:

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To everything, though, there is a backlash. The backlash to Nir’s piece arrived last Saturday in the form of a on the New York Review of Books website. Author Richard Bernstein, a former Times reporter no less, charged that Nir’s story was a false picture of the salon industry—one shot through with so many holes as to be virtually worthless.


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Then why not let the New York Review of Books arrange your next blind date?

But perhaps the most famous ad in the New York Review of Books never ran at all. In Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall,” Allen’s Alvy Singer overhears a heady first-date conversation, and decodes the literary mystique behind the personals thusly:


There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument! The New York Review of Books, the most successful American intellectual journal in the last half of the 20th century, celebrated its 50th anniversary this week, and I wasn't invited. I wonder if it's because long ago I claimed that NYRB contributors were mad dogs and Englishmen. Or could it have been that, though I have been a subscriber to the review from its beginning in 1962, last year I canceled my subscription?The New York Review of Books has established itself, in Esquire's words, as "the premier literary-intellectual magazine in the English language."