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Robert Gottlieb

Robert Gottlieb is the former Editor-in-Chief of Alfred A. Knopf and of The New Yorker. He is the dance critic for the New York Observer and author of George Balanchine: The Ballet Maker. He has previously edited Reading JazzReading Lyrics (with Robert Kimball), the Everyman's Library edition of The Collected Stories of Rudyard Kipling, and The Journals of John Cheever.


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The Journals of John Cheever
Written by John Cheever, Edited by Robert Gottlieb
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 2008
$17.95/21.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-38725-7 (0-307-38725-9)

In these journals, the experiences of one of the most renowned twentieth-century American writers come to life with fascinating, wholly revealing detail.John Cheever's journals provide peerless insights into the creation of his novels and stories. But they are equally the record of a complex, often dark, always closely observed inner world... Read more

Reading Dance
Edited by Robert Gottlieb
Pantheon | Hardcover | November 2008
$45.00/52.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42122-8 (0-375-42122-X)

Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal: the result of decades of reading.

It limits itself of material within the experience of today’s general readers, avoiding... Read more

Reading Jazz
Edited by Robert Gottlieb
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1999
$27.50/36.50(Canada) | 978-0-679-78111-0 (0-679-78111-0)

"Comprehensive and intelligently organized. . . .  Jazz aficionados . . . should be grateful to have so much good writing on the subject in one place."--The New York Times Book Review

"Alluring. . . . Capture[s] much of the breadth of the music, as well as the passionate debates it has stirred... Read more

Reading Lyrics
Edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball
Pantheon | Hardcover | November 2000
$50.00/66.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-40081-0 (0-375-40081-8)

A comprehensive anthology bringing together more than one thousand of the best American and English song lyrics of the twentieth century; an extraordinary celebration of a unique art form and an indispensable reference work and history that celebrates one of the twentieth century’s most enduring and cherished legacies.
Reading Lyrics begins with the... Read more

Collected Stories
Written by Rudyard Kipling, Introduction by Robert Gottlieb
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1994
$30.00/39.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-43592-1 (0-679-43592-1)

As a young writer living in Lahore during the time of the British Raj, Rudyard Kipling (1865­–1936) was possessed by an enormous subject—India—and his genius for rendering its beauty and strangeness was even then so fully formed that we have to look to the likes of Shakespeare and Dickens to find...

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