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Robert Silvers

Editor of the New York Review of Books

By Prospect  

Robert Silvers has been the editor of the New York Review of Books since its inception in 1963. Under his leadership the journal has become one of the world’s most respected literary publications. In the words of a recent FT article, “the fortnightly journal has provided critical commentary on culture and on political events for 50 years, with critics and contributors ranging from Joan Didion to VS Naipaul, Vladimir Nabokov to Tony Judt. It breaks stories too, such as Mark Danner’s revelation in 2007 of a secret report on the treatment of…

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