September 22, 2017

Robert Silvers, Longtime Editor Of ‘The New York Review Of Books,’ Dies At 87

Robert Silvers, co-founder of The New York Review of Books, speaks at the 2006 National Book Awards. Silvers died Monday after a brief illness. He was 87.

Silvers co-founded the journal with Barbara Epstein in 1963. It quickly became a leading forum where authors and critics grappled with cultural issues — and with each other.

(Image credit: STUART RAMSON/AP)

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