Search - List of Books by Richard Rubin
Richard Rubin (born 1967 in New York City) is an American writer. He has published essays and articles in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine, New York Magazine, Reader's Digest, and AARP the Magazine, among others. He has also published short stories in several literary journals, including The Southern Review, The Antioch Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Oxford American, among others. He is perhaps best known as the author of "Confederacy of Silence: A True Tale of the New Old South," a personal memoir about the year he spent living and working as a newspaper reporter in the rural Mississippi Delta, and "The Ghosts of Emmett Till," an acclaimed article he published in The New York Times Magazine in 2005, in which he revisits interviews he conducted in 1995 with the two surviving defense attorneys and the two surviving jurors from the 1955 Sumner, Mississippi trial of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, who were ultimately acquitted of the murder of Emmett Till despite overwhelming evidence of their guilt. Bryant and Milam later confessed to the murder in an interview with journalist William Bradford Huie for Look Magazine. "The Ghosts of Emmett Till" was anthologized in "The Best American Crime Writing 2006."
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