Publisher’s Weekly reports that the LA Times has picked David L. Ulin to be the new editor of the Book Review.
Reached for comment, associate features editor Tim Rutten said the Times
had conducted a "very long and very exhaustive" search with about 25 serious
candidates. Rutten said the Times thought Ulin "had the right mix of
credentials" as a freelance book critic whose work has appeared in the book
review he will now edit along with NYTBR and The Atlantic Monthly.
He was also books editor at the weekly LA Reader.
"He has the kind of stature to take the book review to the next level," said