NY Times Adds Radhika Jones

The Time mag veteran moves on.

The New York Times has named Radhika Jones editorial director, books. Jones most recently served as Time’s deputy managing editor.

Jones had been with Time since 2008. She previously worked for The Paris Review.

“I’ve admired Radhika Jones for years for her intelligence, literary acumen, keen news sensibility and entrepreneurial approach to journalism,” said Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, in an announcement. “She is not only a highly skilled editor and writer — she is a true book person. I could not be more thrilled that she will be bringing her immense talents to the Times.”