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Daniel Okrent

Daniel Okrent was the first public editor of The New York Times , editor-at-large of Time, Inc., and managing editor of Life magazine. He worked in book publishing as an editor at Knopf and Viking, and was editor-in-chief of general books at Harcourt Brace. He was also a featured commentator on two Ken Burns series, and his books include Last Call , The Guarded Gate, and Great Fortune , which was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in history. He lives in Manhattan and on Cape Cod with his...See more