Daniel Okrent
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Daniel Okrent

Daniel Okrent was the first public editor of The New York Times, editor-at-large of Time, Inc., and managing editor of Life magazine. Among his books, "Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center" was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in history, and "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" was honored by the American Historical Association as 2011's best book of American history. Okrent lives in Manhattan and on Cape Cod with his wife, poet Rebecca Okrent.

Learn more at danielokrent.com.

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