Hmm. Looks like the new NYT public editor is coming right out and saying what a lot of people have been thinking:
“I think Bragg is a wonderful writer,” Mr. Okrent continued. “But I always thought the quotes he had were just too perfect. When I interview people, they don’t say things quite that wonderfully. Everyone talked brilliantly, and they had names. Or nicknames.”
Connie said on October 29, 2003 at 10:44 pm
Speaking of Mr. Okrent, don’t miss his great new book about the creation of Rockefeller Center. Not often I find nonfiction that draws me in to the story like he did. I’ve always been interested in the story of Rivera’s destroyed mural. He also did the last ten minutes of Talk of the Nation today. Connie
Nance said on October 30, 2003 at 7:50 am
Thanks for the tippage. The curator at the Detroit art museum talked a little about the Rivera murals there and in NYC, and how they were painted over because of Rivera’s offensively pro-communist politics.