David Remnick

David Remnick (born October 29, 1958) is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker magazine since 1998. He was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age in 2000. Before joining The New Yorker, Remnick was a reporter and the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. He has also served on the New York Public Library’s board of trustees. In 2010 he published his sixth book, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.
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  • Dear Derek Jeter, advice from superstar editors

    … the flair of your best baseball moments — like your walk off home run in the 2001 World Series! And you need a good staff … look for an executive editor who can play Jeffrey Maier to you. (Remember the kid who caught that ball that helped the Yankees win a championship game in the ’90s? You want that attitude in your editing staff.) David Granger…

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