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What Exactly Does An Editor Do? The Role Has Changed Over Time

December 29th, 2015

Episode 430 of 535 episodes

Earlier this year it became clear that Harper Lee had extensively revised To Kill a Mockingbird on the advice of her editor. That made us wonder: How much do editors shape the books we read?