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Silvers, Robert B.

Works: 133 works in 331 publications in 7 languages and 6,626 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Reviews  Book reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Biographies  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary films 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Honoree, Originator
Classifications: AP2, 028.105
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Most widely held works about Robert B Silvers
Most widely held works by Robert B Silvers
The New York review of books( )

in English and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online edition of New York Review of Books, with full-text starting in 1963. Online version has many extras, including searchable archive, Author Q & A's and podcasts
Writing in America by John Fischer( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and American authors express their views on American writing and the contemporary literary scenc
Hidden histories of science by Robert B Silvers( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Miller, Stephen Jay Gould, Daniel J. Kevles, & R.C. Lewontin explore forgotten and neglected aspects of the history of science
Striking terror : America's new war by Philip C Wilcox( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the New York Review of Books began publishing articles by some of America' most distinguished writers on how America should respond to terrorism, as well as reports from correspondents inside Afghanistan and Pakistan. This is a collection of those articles
The company they kept : writers on unforgettable friendships( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

27 contributors to The New York Review of Books tell of their deep and abiding friendships with other poets, writers, artists, composers, and scientists of equal stature
The first anthology : 30 years of the New York review of books( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first hard-cover anthology offered by The New York Review of Books since the first issue was published in 1963. For thirty years, The New York Review has been publishing essays by some of the world's best writers; this volume gathers together twenty-three of those essays. The articles include political commentary, such as reflections on the devastation of Vietnam, Dwight Macdonald's visit to President Johnson's 1965 White House arts festival, and Andrei Sakharov's historic essay "How I Came to Dissent." Among the more personal accounts in the anthology are Gore Vidal's portrait of Amelia Earhart, a close friend of his father; Oliver Sacks's story of breaking his leg on a Norwegian mountain top, and Primo Levi's memoir of his last Christmas imprisoned at Auschwitz. Some of the essays foreshadow contemporary events: Elizabeth Hardwick's moving report on the Watts riots in Los Angeles in 1966, and Hannah Arendt's "Reflections on Violence," which examines a "century of wars and revolution," written in 1969. Others, such as Susan Sontag's "On Photography" and Joan Didion's "In El Salvador," led to books that have since become widely known. Essays on art include Robert Hughes's criticism of the vogue for Andy Warhol and John Richardson's review of the 1980 Picasso retrospective ("a retrospective to end all retrospectives"). Among essays on literature and music are Robert Lowell's on Sylvia Plath, V.S. Pritchett's on Balzac, Richard Ellmann's on "Joyce at 100," Pierre Boulez's on Mahler, and Igor Stravinsky's (with Robert Craft) on Beethoven. W.H. Auden reviews Oliver Sacks's first book, Migraine, Gabriele Annan evokes the Berlin origins of Marlene Dietrich, Isaiah Berlin writes on Alexander Herzen, and Jonathan Lieberson on Karl Popper, Joseph Brodsky recalls his friendship with Nadezhda Mandelstam, and Bruce Chatwin gives a chilling portrait of the novelist Ernst Junger as a German officer in occupied Paris
The legacy of Isaiah Berlin by Bo lin si xiang yi chan yan tao hui( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The papers given at the conference and collected in this volume concentrate on three aspects of Berlin's concept of pluralism. Aileen Kelly, Mark Lilla, and Steven Lukes trace the development and consequences of his distinction between "hedgehogs," thinkers who have a single, unified theory of human action and history, and "foxes," who believe in multiplicity and resist the impulse to subject humanity to a universal vision. Ronald Dworkin, Bernard Williams, Thomas Nagel, and Charles Taylor examine how liberalism can be sustained in the face of Berlin's insight that equally legitimate values, such as liberty and equality, may come into irreconcilable conflict. Avishai Margalit, Richard Wollheim, Michael Walzer, and Robert Silvers take up Berlin's advocacy for the State of Israel and his hopes for it as a place where the often contrary values of liberalism and nationalism might find harmonious resolution."--Jacket
India : a mosaic( Recording )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can we understand India today, fifty years after Independence and only months after its nuclear tests outraged the world? The novelist Arundhari Roy has written, especially for this collection, a fierce denunciation of the Indian nuclear program, which serves as an introduction to eight essays on India, all originally published in The New York Review of Books
The consequences to come : American power after Bush( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For seven years The New York Review of Books critically examined the Bush administration's policies at home and abroad. In this collection of essays, nine of the Review's contributors assessed the human and political costs of the War on Terror and the occupation of Iraq, and looked ahead to the issues shaping the 2008 election campaign. The presidency of George W. Bush, as Jonathan Freedland noted, created a near consensus that the "invasion of Iraq was a calamity" and "reduced America's standing in the world and made the United States less, not more secure." And Joan Didion described Vice President Dick Cheney as "the central player in the system of willed errors and reversals that is the Bush administration."--Publisher description
The New York review abroad : fifty years of international reportage by Robert Silvers( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 27 pieces covering international events, originally published in the New York Review of Books between 1967 and 2012
Doing it : five performing arts by Tom Stoppard( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Does an opera producer do anything besides tell the singers where to stand? Can a single note be played more or less beautifully on the piano? Is film art? And why have people started listening to Burt Bacharach again? In these essays, all originally published in The New York Review of Books, five of our most accomplished contemporary critics and artists explore questions of technique and interpretation in the performing arts."--Jacket
A Middle East reader : selected essays on the Middle East from the New York Review of Books( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the first two issues of The New York Review of Books( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verborgene Geschichten der Wissenschaft( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology : Selected essays from thirty years of The New York Review of Books( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paris Review... Early Chapters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1953, three expatriated Americans - Peter Matthiessen, Harold "Doc" Humes, and George Plimpton - founded the international literary quarterly, The Paris Review. William Styron, a 28-year-old novelist, wrote an inaugural essay. This documentary is based on extensive interviews with founders Plimpton and Matthiessen, and includes interviews with Styron, Donald Hall, James Salter, Mary Lee Settle, Robert Silvers, and others
The company they kept, Vol. II : writers on unforgettable friendships( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yi ge zhan shi de shen mei zhu yi zhe : "Niuyue shu ping" lun wen xuan 1963/93( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five performing arts( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swanee ;April showers by Al Jolson( Recording )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Striking terror : America's new war
Striking terror : America's new warThe company they kept : writers on unforgettable friendshipsThe legacy of Isaiah BerlinIndia : a mosaicThe consequences to come : American power after BushDoing it : five performing artsThe company they kept, Vol. II : writers on unforgettable friendshipsFive performing arts
Alternative Names
Robert B. Silvers American journalist

Robert B. Silvers Amerikaans journalist

Robert B. Silvers journaliste américain

Robert B. Silvers periodista estadounidense

Robert B. Silvers periodista estatunidenc

Silvers, Robert

Silvers, Robert 1929-2017

Silvers, Robert Benjamin

Silvers Robert Benjamin 1929-2017

Silvers, Robert (Robert B.)

Роберт Бенджамін Сільверс американський журналіст

Сильверс, Роберт Бенджамин

רוברט סילברס עיתונאי אמריקאי

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