John Leland (journalist)
New York City
John Leland (born 1959) is an author and has been a New York Times journalist since 2000. Leland began covering retirement and religion in January, 2004. During a stint in 1994, he was editor in chief of Details magazine. Leland was also a senior editor at Newsweek, an editor and columnist at Spin magazine, and a reviewer for Trouser Press.
Leland is married to his wife Risa and together they have a son named Jordan. The family resides in Manhattan, New York.
Leland has won two awards from the National Association of Black Journalists.
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- "Editor Change At Details". New York Times. November 10, 1994. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
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- Leland, John (2004). Hip: The History. New York: Ecco. ISBN 978-0-06-052817-1.
- Leland, John (2007). Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of On the Road (They're Not What You Think). New York: Viking. ISBN 978-0-670-06325-3.
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- "Back to the Future: Revisiting John Leland's 'History of Hip'". The American Shot. October 23, 2011.
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