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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."

The Nation
"Beautifully documented...No less than a landmark in the field of writing and journalism."

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 Times."

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 in anecdote, intimate in detail...a fascinating parade of personalities...a superb study of people and power and a profoundly influential institution."

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