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Pamela Paul
Editor of The New York Times Book Review. On the production and consumption of culture. Some mutterings. Out: MY LIFE WITH BOB. TK: HOW TO RAISE A READER.
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A fundraiser for Westsider Books that started on a West Side Rag post has already raised $13,000! If it gets to $50,000, the owner tells us he'll stay open!!!
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Pamela Paul 3h
I wrote this only 8 light years ago, and now at least 2 people quoted in the story don’t even HAVE phones installed in their talk-free, open-plan offices.
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Solidarity with all those who have sat out the 10 year challenge thing, with bonus lollipop for those who have only just now realized it existed at all.
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George Plimpton interviewing Truman Capote. Just a little thing from the splendid archives of The New York Times Book Review.
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Pamela Paul 14h
Enid Nemy in A1! She who is forever in my mind the Metropolitan Diarist.
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Rebecca Makkai Jan 14
My review of Tessa Hadley’s brilliant new novel is on the front page of next weekend’s (like, not this coming, but the next one) NYTBR and it’s my first full-length review and I’m excited and please read this book!
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Pamela Paul Jan 15
Argh, autocorrect, bad typing, stupid mistake, tweeting while walking, all of the above. RIP Francinse du PLESSIX Gray.
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Pamela Paul Jan 15
The Nazis didn’t only burn books. They stole them too.
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Pamela Paul Jan 15
RIP Francine du Plexxis Gray. Her 1982 essay on becoming a writer for The New York Times Book Review
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Pamela Paul Jan 15
“Operating under the name Digital First Media...”
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Pamela Paul Jan 14
Replying to @katrinagulliver
And they have all come unmoored from their wrappers.
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Pamela Paul Jan 14
The throat lozenge that is always at the bottom of the bag will be sure to go missing if you try to look for it. It is only there for when you wonder why the hell it is there and for how goddamn long it’s been there.
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Pamela Paul Jan 14
Every time someone uses the word "utilize," a fairy loses its wings.
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Pamela Paul Jan 14
When Dwight Garner loves a book, you really can tell.
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Pamela Paul Jan 14
Thank you, ⁦⁩, for showing local newspapers that book reviews are a vital part of news coverage. Let’s hope other local newspapers bring them back too. An informed public is a reading public.
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Julian Lucas Jan 13
“Hexes and jinxes, maledictions, imprecations, anathema, damnation, fukú.” My essay on curses and history in contemporary African literature—Jennifer Makumbi, Wayétu Moore, Léonora Miano, and Scholastique Mukasonga—is the cover of today’s
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Pamela Paul Jan 13
We have corrected online and will run a correction in print.
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Pamela Paul Jan 12
Rare billionaire novelist
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Pamela Paul Jan 12
New book, new possible presidential bid. Here's our interview with about "The Truths We Hold":
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