Renowned author Ian Buruma is longer editor of the New York Review of Books, numerous media report. It is not known whether the 66-year-old Dutchman was dismissed or if he had resigned. He had been in the position for a year.
The move comes amidst the fallout over Buruma’s decision to publish the controversial first-person essay last week by Jian Ghomeshi, who was acquitted of sexual assault charges in 2016.
A spokesman for the New York Review of Books has confirmed that Buruma is no longer editor of the prestigious 55-year-old magazine. It is not known whether the 66-year-old Dutchman was dismissed or if he had resigned.