Taylor, Yuval 1963-
TAYLOR, Yuval 1963-
PERSONAL: Born February 27, 1963, in CA; son of Milton William (a professor) and Miriam (a weaver; maiden name, Reifer) Taylor; married Kathryn A. Duys (a professor), May 11, 1997; children: Thalia, Jacob. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Princeton University, A.B., 1985; University of Iowa, M.A., 1988. Politics: "Left wing." Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Music, nature.
ADDRESSES: Home—5801 South Harper Ave., Chicago, IL 60637. Office—Chicago Review Press, 814 North Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60610. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Da Capo Press, New York, NY, editor, 1989-97; Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL, editor of Lawrence Hill Books and A Cappella Books, 1998—.
(Editor, with Charles Johnson) I Was Born a Slave: An Anthology of Classic Slave Narratives, Volume 1: 1770-1849, Volume 2: 1849-1866, Lawrence Hill Books (Chicago, IL), 1999.
(Editor) The Future of Jazz, A Cappella Books (Chicago, IL), 2002.
The Cartoon Music Book, A Cappella Books (Chicago, IL), 2002.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Independent Sunday (London, England), July 11, 1999, Kevin Le Gendre, review of I Was Born a Slave: An Anthology of Classic Slave Narratives, p. 12.
Library Journal, May 15, 1999, Thomas J. Davis, review of I Was Born a Slave, p. 108; April 15, 2002, Ronald S. Russ, review of The Future of Jazz, p. 87.
Observer (London, England), May 16, 1999, Sukhdev Sandhu, review of I Was Born a Slave, p. 12.