Robert Silvers died on Monday, March 20, after serving as The New York Review of Books Editor since 1963. Over almost six decades, Silvers cultivated one of the most interesting, reflective, and lustrous stables of China writers in the world, some of whom offer their remembrances below.
ChinaFile has collaborated with the New York Review of Books to archive all the pieces written on China since the publication’s inception. The archive can be found on ChinaFile here. —Orville Schell, ChinaFile Publisher