The veteran New Yorker and Random House editor, whose new memoir is My Mistake, picks the most under-appreciated books he’s edited.
Daniel Menaker began his career as a fact checker at The New Yorker, where he became an editor and worked for 26 years. Formerly Editor in Chief of Random House, Menaker is the author of six books. He has also written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper's, and many other publications. He lives in New York City with his wife, the writer Katherine Bouton.
The legendary Irish folk singer, whom Bob Dylan once called the greatest balladeer, died last week at 74. Daniel Menaker has a bloody good cry.
Daniel Menaker remembers a summer night in Southampton, with a sky worthy of Limerick County, when Frank McCourt began singing Irish ballads.
The actress is divine in Shakespeare in the Park's production of Twelfth Night, writes Daniel Menaker—if only there hadn't been so many freakin' distractions.
The network's squiggly on-screen emotometer beats Joe the Plumber as the most memorable part of last night's debate.