The Girls in the Balcony

Women, Men, and The New York Times




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/5/2001

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 296
ISBN : 9780595154647

About the Book

"Women's struggle for equal work and equal pay at the newspaper of record is the subject. A century-long tale of courage, despair and outright mulishness told with wit, candor and great affection. Superlative journalism- sharp, detailed and unsparing."
-Kirkus Starred Review

About the Author

Nan Robertson was a longtime reporter and correspondent for The New York Times. Her Times article on her own near-fatal attack of toxic shock syndrome won her the Pulitzer prize and reached 2 million people. This book is the inside story of the struggle of The Times women for equal treatment at a great newspaper.