Mr. Shawn's New Yorker

Noah talks with Ved Mehta, the author of "Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing." Mehta talks about his years as a writer working with the former editor-in-chief of the New Yorker, William Shawn. The book is a tribute to Shawn and the relationship between writers and editors. They also talk about the inside workings of the magazine between 1952 and 1987. (STATIONS: "Remembering Mr. Shawn's New Yorker: The Invisible Art of Editing" is published by the Overlook Press.)

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