Boston Globe: Cullen Murphy '74 on Rome and America

Submitted by Paul S. Statt
The Boston Globe, May 19
We're not surprised when people aspire to the top job, and even admire them for getting there. But giving up that job, willingly -- that's a little unusual.Yet that is what Cullen Murphy did. After 17 years as managing editor of the venerable Atlantic Monthly, he took over the duties of editor in chief in 2002.

Book Group Books

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  1. Coyote, Catherine Reid
  2. Persepolis I and 2, Marjane Satrapi
  3. StoryTeller's Daughter, Saira Shah and Beneath the Veil (video)
  4. The Three Guineas, Virginia Woolf and Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag
  5. The line of beauty, Alan Hollinghurst
  6. The Human Stain, Philip Roth. Extra credit: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man, Henry Louis Gates on Anatole Broyard
  7. The Known World, Edward P.