Robert B Silvers, editor of New York Review of Books, dies aged 87
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The much-respected literary figure, who helped champion writers from Norman Mailer to Zadie Smith, died after a short illness

Revered New York Review of Books editor Robert B Silvers, who served as founding editor of the magazine for more than 53 years, died on Monday morning.

Silvers, 87, died “after a short illness”, according to a statement from the Review. Continue reading...

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