Ted Solotaroff

TED SOLOTAROFF was an editor of Commentary and the editor of Bookweek before he founded the influential literary journal New American Review, later American Review. The first volume of his memoirs, Truth Comes in Blows (1998), won the Martha Albrand award for 1998 from American PEN for the art of the memoir, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was nominated for the National Jewish Book Award. Solotaroff is the author of two acclaimed books of criticism and cultural commentary, The Red-hot Vacuum and A Few Good Voices in My Head. He lives in East Quogue, Long Island, and in Paris.