The Times is not a-changin'

Caplan, Paula J.; Palko, Mary Ann
November 2004
Women's Review of Books;Nov2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p16
Comments on the prevalence of male authors than women in "The New York Times Book Review" (NYTBR). Discussion of the first organized protest about the representation of women in the NYTBR; Reactions of Charles McGrath, editor of NYTBR and Daniel Okrent, ombudsperson of "New York Times," to the findings on ratio between men and women authors; Explanations offered by McGrath for the unbalanced ratio for book authors; Views on the assertion of McGrath that he chooses books based on whether or not they are worthy.


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