Steve Wasserman, a director of literary agency Kneerim & Williams at Fish & Richardson and manager of its New York office, is a former editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review and a principal architect of the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, from 1996 to 2005. Before joining the newspaper, Steve was for six years the editorial director of Times Books when it was a division of Random House Inc. Among the numerous authors he worked with were President Bill Clinton, Ted Koppel, Theodore Draper, Basil Davidson, Sister Souljah and Robert J. Samuelson.
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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Reflections on the Death of Fidel
Nearly 60 years ago, Herbert Matthews of The New York Times interviewed a rebel-with-a-cause most people thought was dead. Matthews’ scoop in the tangled jungle of Cuba’s Sierra Maestra proved that the man was alive. His name (which in its entirety was but four syllables) would soon come to be...