Barbara Epstein


Barbara Epstein (1928–2006) worked in publishing and at The Partisan Review before becoming editor of The New York Review of Books in 1963. She began her publishing career at Doubleday & Co., where she served as junior editor after graduating from Radcliffe College in 1949. She was born Barbara Zimmerman in Boston, Massachusetts.

Books
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    The Company They Kept

    Now in paperback. Our most remarkable writers share what has influenced them the most: each other. “These wonderful reminiscences will renew readers’ appreciation for those unpredictable joys shared between all close friends.” —Booklist

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    The Company They Kept

    Our most remarkable writers share what has influenced them the most: each other.

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    Striking Terror

    A collection of pieces by some of The New York Review of Books most distinguished writers on America’s new war against terror.

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    India

    In this collection, distinguished writers from East and West bring their distinctive perspectives to Indian history, politics and literature.

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    India

    Nine essays on India, all originally published in The New York Review of Books.