Ishmael Reed: Racist Humor or Just Racism at the New Yorker?

July 21, 2008

Racist Humor or Just Racism at the New Yorker?

Remnick’s Latest Blunder


Undoubtedly, David Remnick is a good editor, but he sometimes exercises poor judgement. He says that we met while I taught at the University of California at Berkeley. I don’t remember. I first noticed him when he wrote a review of one of my novels, ”The Terrible Twos,” for The Washington Post. In it, he cited a typo that appeared in the uncorrected galleys to condemn the book. Continue reading