Jason Epstein

Jason Epstein (1928–2022) was for nearly twenty years the Editorial Director at Random House, as well as a founder of The New York Review and of the Library of America. He was the author of dozens of essays and four books, including The Great Conspiracy Trial (1970) and Eating: A Memoir (2010). (February 2022)

The Realm of King Roger

The Realm of King Roger

Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America’s Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus & Giroux

by Boris Kachka

September 26, 2013 issue

New York: The Prophet

New York: The Prophet

“The war over the monstrous Lower Manhattan Expressway, a projected ten-lane elevated link...connecting the Holland Tunnel to the East River bridges, would be long and painful. Jacobs and the neighborhood coalition prevailed. But the nine-year struggle...convinced Jacobs that if she wanted to write other books she must leave New York.”

Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

by Anthony Flint

Genius of Common Sense: Jane Jacobs and the Story of The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Glenna Lang and Marjory Wunsch

August 13, 2009 issue


Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge: A View from Europe

by Jean-Noël Jeanneney,translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan

The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture

by John Battelle

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More

by Chris Anderson

Libraries and Google

edited by William Millerand Rita M. Pellen

The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media, and Technology Success of Our Time

by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed

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October 19, 2006 issue

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