The Fifty-Year-Old Startup

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In a conversation with Joe Fassler at Salon, Robert Silvers, “co-editor or editor for every issue” of the New York Review of Books, recalls how the publication came to be born.


Alex Norcia is a writer living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in VICE, The Millions, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Electric Literature, Word Riot, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. He is an editor-at-large at The Offing. More from this author →