The Kingdom and the Power
The New York Times
"Beguilingly gossipy, intimately anecdotal...a grand epic that personalizes
the impersonal and turns monolith to flesh...Seldom has anyone been so
successful in making a newspaper come alive as a human institution."
"Beautifully documented...No less than a landmark in the field of writing and
The Christian Science Monitor
"I know of no book about a great institution which is so detailed, so
intensely personalized, or so dramatized as this volume about The New York
The New Leader
"A serious and important account of one of the few genuinely powerful
institutions in our society."
Saturday Review Syndicate
"Far and away the best book about an American newspaper ever published and
possibly the best book ever written about any newspaper."
Women's Wear Daily
"An epic work...rich in anecdote, intimate in detail...a fascinating parade
of personalities...a superb study of people and power and a profoundly
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