Kathryn Schulz Named Book Critic at New York Magazine

By Maryann Yin 

Journalist Kathryn Schulz has been named book critic at New York Magazine.

Editor-in-chief Adam Moss had this statement in the release: “Our readers, who had a taste of Kathryn’s work last year, can look forward to thoughtful works beyond the traditional book review, on literary subjects and big ideas that books put in motion.  She’s the kind of writer you want to read on anything, because her mind is so interesting.”

Schulz (pictured, via) recently won the National Book Critics Circle’s Nona Balakian Prize for Excellence in Reviewing. She has contributed to several publications including The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, TIME magazine, The Nation, Foreign Policy,and the New York Times Book Review. In 2010 she published her book, Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error. In 2011, she gave a TED talk “on being wrong.”