Join Essex Library on Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes look at the New York Times Book Review by its former longtime editor-in-chief. Topics will include the selection of books for review, the “match-up” of books and reviewers, the inner-workings of the best-seller list, the impact of e-books, self-publishing, literary blogs, podcasting, and much more.
Sam Tanenhaus was the editor of the New York Times Book Review from 2004 to 2013. He is also a prize-winning author, and his essays and reviews have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The Atlantic. He is currently writing a biography of William F. Buckley Jr.
This program is free and open to the public. Please call the Essex Library to register in advance for this very special program at (860) 767-1560. The Essex Library is located at 33 West Avenue in Essex.