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Questions for the Librarians

By posted at 5:44 pm on October 16, 2006 0

Another installment of Ask the Librarians has arrived at emdashes, and it provides another fascinating look at the New Yorker.

In this issue you can learn how the magazine got writers in its early years; who has had the most short stories published in the magazine all time and in a single year; all about the now defunct horse racing column; and most interesting of all, a history of the magazine’s editorial “Comment” column and how it took on a political tone over the years.

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