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Reporting By David Remnick

by David Remnick

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Reporting Summary

Reporting: Writings from the New Yorker by David Remnick

David Remnick is a man much praised for his powers of observation, description and analysis, and Reporting contains his very best pieces from the last fifteen years. Here is Remnick on Don DeLillo, Philip Roth and The Sopranos; and here he is writing about Solzhenitsyn returning to Russia after nearly 20 years in exile, or on the failure of democracy in Mubarak's Egypt. Without doubt one of America's most gifted and widely read journalists, Remnick's style combines compassion, empathy, exuberance and humour, and in Reporting he brings the written word to life, describing the world with extraordinary vividness and exceptional depth.

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Reporting Reviews

'He has a strong, muscular unpretentious style and a restless curiosity that enables him to write as well about literature and politics as he does about boxing' New Statesman 'Pin-sharp, the whole thing, and really very engrossing indeed' William Leith, Sunday Telegraph 'Remnick is a phenomenon. He has not only edited the magazine with serene efficiency for the past eight years; he has written for it a series of long, meticulously researched articles that have been gathered together in this hefty volume. And they are all excellent' Daily Telegraph 'Always up close and personal, always tenacious and informed by deep background, and always vivid and veracious' The Times

About David Remnick

David Remnick has been the editor of the New Yorker since 1998. He was a staff writer for the magazine from 1992 to 1998 and, previous to that, the Washington Post's correspondent in the Soviet Union. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. He lives in New York City with his wife and children.

Table of Contents

    • Section - i: Preface
  • Unit - i: Part I
  • Chapter - 1: The Wilderness Campaign: Al Gore
  • Chapter - 2: Mrs. Graham
  • Chapter - 3: The Masochism Campaign: Tony Blair
  • Chapter - 4: High Water
  • Unit - ii: Part II
  • Chapter - 5: Into the Clear: Philip Roth
  • Chapter - 6: No Longer, Not Yet: Don DeLillo
  • Chapter - 7: Exit the Castle: Vaclav Havel
  • Chapter - 8: The Exile: Solzhenitsyn in Vermont
  • Unit - iii: Part III
  • Chapter - 9: Deep in the Woods: Solzhenitsyn in Moscow
  • Chapter - 10: The Last Tsar
  • Chapter - 11: The Translation Wars
  • Chapter - 12: Post-Imperial Blues: Vladimir Putin
  • Unit - iv: Part IV
  • Chapter - 13: The Afterlife: Natan Sharansky
  • Chapter - 14: The Outsider: Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Chapter - 15: Rage and Reason: Sari Nusseibeh and the PLO
  • Chapter - 16: The Spirit Level: Amos Oz
  • Chapter - 17: After Arafat
  • Chapter - 18: The Democracy Game: Hamas Comes to Power in Palestine
  • Unit - v: Part V
  • Chapter - 19: Kid Dynamite Blows Up: Mike Tyson
  • Chapter - 20: Cornerman: Teddy Atlas
  • Chapter - 21: Comeback: Larry Holmes
  • Chapter - 22: The Moralist: Lennox Lewis
  • Chapter - 23: Tyson's Corner
  • Acknowledgements - ii: Acknowledgments

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Reporting: Writings from the New Yorker by David Remnick
David Remnick
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