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    Description"The New Yorker" was launched in 1925, and offers reporting, criticism, essays, fiction, poetry, humour, and cartoons. From the very outset, the founders, Harold Ross and Jane Grant, declared that their sophisticated magazine was 'not edited for the old lady in Dubuque'. "The New Yorker" has also offered great literature in short stories from such acclaimed writers as John Cheever, Roald Dahl, Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami, Vladimir Nabokov, J.D. Salinger, and Shirley Jackson. From the very first issue, the now iconic monocled dandy Eustace Tilley made "The New Yorker's" covers unique and pointed. These signature traits have continued right up to the present day in the striking and sometimes controversial covers from such artists as Peter Arno, William Steig, Saul Steinberg, Jean-Jacques Sempe, and Art Spiegelman. These covers were selected by Francoise Mouly.

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    Postcards from The New Yorker
    One Hundred Covers from Ten Decades
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) New Yorker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 100
    Width: 116 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 64 mm
    Weight: 721 g
    ISBN 13: 9781846144691
    ISBN 10: 1846144698

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: ENGM3500
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Abridged Dewey: 741
    B&T Approval Code: A28441200
    BISAC V2.8: DES007040
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    Libri: ANSI3500, KART1059, POST4000
    BISAC V2.8: ANT033000
    B&T Approval Code: A27404000
    BISAC V2.8: ANT023000
    DC23: 741.652
    DC22: 741.65209747
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AKLB
    Edition statement
    Trade Paperback.
    Illustrations note
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Particular Books
    Publication date
    07 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Francoise Mouly joined The New Yorker as art editor in April 1993. She is the publisher and Editorial Director of TOON Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press. In 1980, Ms. Mouly was the founder, publisher, designer and co-editor with her husband, Art Spiegelman, of the pioneering comics anthology 'RAW', which launched artists such as Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Chris Ware, Xavier Mariscal, and many others. Ms. Mouly has been responsible for over 900 covers over her tenure at The New Yorker, many of which have been chosen by The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) as 'best cover of the year'. Born in Paris, Francoise Mouly studied architecture at the Beaux Arts, and moved to New York in 1974. In 2011 Ms. Mouly was awarded France's highest honor, the Legion of Honneur. She and her husband live in Manhattan.