"A heavyweight knockout of a book?this amazing encyclopedia of journalism is finely enhanced by pertinent, reflective essays?an exceptional reference?extraordinary, eye-popping?"
, The Kansas City Star
"Worth buying a coffee table for?.A mighty entry in this year?s gift book sweepstakes."
"With the publishing of this stunning volume of the most momentous front pages of the past 150 years, accompanied by DVDs with with every single Times front page ever published, a sprawling snapshot of human civilization as Americans saw it -- is suddenly at our fingertips."
"This monster will satisfy the news junkie on you list in a big, big way. My pick for the best gift book of the year."
, The New Haven Register
"The New York Times has produced a beauty."
"History buffs will find plenty with which to fill winter evenings in 157 years? worth of the Times?.This is your go-to source."
―O: The Oprah Magazine
"[A] satisfyingly hefty volume?reminding you of how the experience of reading the newspaper is at once public and intimate, of the enduring, essential, all-important power of the printed word."
―The Associated Press
Selected as a Best Gift Book of 2008 "[A] fascinating monster of a book?all the great events are here?"
―John Mark Eberhart
About the Author
The New York Times is regarded as the world's preeminent newspaper. Its news coverage is known for its exceptional depth and breadth, with reporting bureaus throughout the United States and in 26 foreign countries. Winner of 112 Pulitzer Prizes, The Times has the largest circulation of any seven-day newspaper in the U.S.