Michiko Kakutani

The New York Times


Michiko Kakutani has been the book critic in the cultural news department at The New York Times since January 1983.

Kakutani came to The Times in 1979 from Time magazine, where she had been a staff writer since 1977. Before that, she was a reporter at The Washington Post.

Featured Work

The Silence of the Rational Center

FEB 20, 2007 Article

New York Times Book Review: The Silence of the Rational Center

The authors Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke offer many persuasive and valuable arguments against reductive thinking in foreign policy.