Review: REPORTING by David Remnick

A Far-Flung Correspondent

by Neal Ascherson for The New York Review of Books (Dec. 21, 2006)

“David Remnick, famous as a foreign correspondent and now editor of The New Yorker, also nurses a fascination with the boxing ring. That quotation comes from the trainer Teddy Atlas, explaining to Remnick how he tries to make his boxers fight to win. Elvis Muriqi had just let him down, preferring to collude with his opponent and survive rather than to go into dark places and be a brute.”

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