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Upon its publication, My Paper Chase received rave reviews from newspapers, broadcasters, and bloggers across three continents, and was a 2009 Notable Book of the New York Times-and for good reason. It's the wild and wonderful tale of a newspapering and publishing odyssey that took Harold Evans from wartime Manchester to London and finally to America. Editor of two of the world's most renowned newspapers, the Sunday Times and The Times, publisher of Random House, and a bestselling author in his own right, Evans brings to life print media's glorious history as he recalls his own-from unmasking the greatest Soviet spy to taking on the lost cause of the thalidomide children-and winning-to clashes with politicians, government agencies, and Rupert Murdoch, to finally achieving what Scott Fitzgerald has declared impossible-A Second Act in America.

In an age when newspapers everywhere are under threat, My Paper Chase is a witty and inspiring personal story but also a poignant and timely reminder of all that newspapers have been, and all that can be again.

About the Author

Harold Evans is the author of the New York Times bestseller The American Century. He was the founding editor of Conde Nast Traveler, editorial director of U.S. News and World Report, and President and Publisher of Random House, where he published a record number of bestsellers. He was editor of the London Sunday Times and of The Times. He lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316031431
Author:
Evans, Harold
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Evans, Harold
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
General Biography
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1.75 in 1.21 lb

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