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5 Most Popular Posts: Mar. 2017

…(Click here to read Eugene L. Meyer’s appreciation of McPherson.) Joe Rothstein’s review of How the Hell Did this Happen?: The Election of 2016 by P.J. O’Rourke. “In more or less chronological order, O’Rourke discusses the highlights of the campaign…taking detours along the way to address such diverse topics as…

Bill McPherson: An Appreciation

…was going to happen.” Eugene L. Meyer is on the board of the Washington Independent Review of Books, a former longtime Washington Post reporter and editor, an author, and a magazine writer and editor. ​(Photo by Matt Roth.) [Editor’s note: Click here to read the Independent’s 2013 interview with Bill…

E.L. Doctorow: An Appreciation

…in 2011, I interviewed E.L. (Ed) Doctorow — the literary icon who died Tuesday at age 84 — about Jason Epstein, his longtime editor whom I was profiling for Columbia College Today, an alumni magazine. Epstein was the former editorial director of Random House, co-founder of the New York Review…

5 Most Popular Posts: June 2015

…Sarna and Benjamin Shapell. Eugene L. Meyer wrote a thoughtful critique of this fact- and photo-filled book chronicling yet more examples of Abe’s forward-thinking awesomeness. A review of Orhan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian. Russell J. MacMullan’s look at this sobering novelization about fallout from the Armenian genocide kept readers riveted…

Lincoln and the Jews: A History

…birth was Victor David Brenner, an Eastern-European Jewish immigrant. Eugene L. Meyer is editor of B’nai B’rith Magazine and a member of the board of the Washington Independent Review of Books.

3 Valuable Lists for Wannabe Writers

…Longtime newspaperman and author Eugene L. Meyer’s hard work paid off when an older title of his was successfully reissued. “4 Ways to Make Your Memoir Compelling.” Yes, your life story is compelling to you, but it needs to be compelling to us, too. Magazine publisher Stephen M. Vest offers…

All Who Go Do Not Return

…affecting book. And so it is for Shulem Deen. Eugene L. Meyer is the editor of B’nai B’rith Magazine and a board member of the Washington Independent Review of Books.

10 Things to Know about Your Out-of-Print Book

…of print. [Editor's note: Eugene L. Meyer will read from Chesapeake Country (Second Edition) at the Takoma (Washington, DC) Busboys and Poets on March 16th at 6:30 p.m. and at the Alexandria, VA, Barnes & Noble on April 18th at 2 p.m.] Eugene L. Meyer is a member of the…

Ben Bradlee: An Appreciation

…already asking, “Where’s Gene Meyer?” as if my presence were essential to the article. Bradlee also helped Ken Rossignol, publisher of the upstart tabloid St. Mary’s Today, which I’d written about, gaining it front-page coverage and an ABC-TV news feature. Uncovering corruption in the sheriff’s office, the paper had trouble…

Israel Has Moved

…whatever ails America’s closest ally in the Middle East. Eugene L. Meyer, a former Washington Post reporter and editor, was last in Israel in 2011.

Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman

Reviewed by Eugene L. MeyerSasha and Emma, an engaging dual biography of Alexander “Sasha” Berkman and Emma Goldman, traces the relationship of two anarchist figures about whom much was made from the 1890s into the mid-20th century but who are now largely forgotten footnotes from a bygone era.The biography is…

Jason Epstein: Publishing Icon, Perennial Student

…Columbia College Today. By Eugene L. Meyer Jason Epstein emerged from Columbia College in 1950 a bright, young graduate in a postwar world with­out a clear lens into his future. As a distinguished book editor, publisher and entrepreneur, Epstein contin­ued to learn and, although he might be reluctant to say…