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I think that’s a healthy debate to have and I don’t see why it can’t be had.If we were writing something similar about Peru, people wouldn’t say you were anti-Peruvian.’’ Wilmers has been editor since 1992.In any case, Wilmers wears the editorial crown so naturally that how she came by it is academic. No matter how excellent and nurturing the atmosphere of the office, too much exuberance, it seems, is discouraged.One former employee recalls how he became so friendly with a colleague at the next-door desk that they were, subtly, moved apart under the guise of a reorganisation.The classics don and regular contributor Mary Beard, among other LRB commentators, gave her thoughts on the atrocities, and wrote that there was a feeling that ‘‘the United States had it coming”. American academics, vociferously led by Marjorie Perloff of Stanford, boycotted the LRB. It was Marjorie Perloff and her gardener,’’ Wilmers says lightly. But the LRB’s stance on the Middle East has always been uncompromising.
I don’t think it’s helpful for Israel and I don’t think it’s helpful for the Middle East in general or America or the Jewish diaspora or anything.
‘‘I know her, but not well,’’ Wilmers says of Mantel. The LRB operates from a quiet office in Bloomsbury.
The editorial staff look young, assiduous and terribly serious. New recruits are often stunned as pieces are systematically pulled to pieces and reassembled. Not discourage them by making them go through a swamp of unnecessary sentences,’’ she says.
Though one associate suggests that she does get invited, but airily drops the invitations in the bin.
Now Wilmers has crossed the editorial divide, with the publication of her first book – The Eitingons: a Twentieth-Century Story – a powerful memoir involving some extraordinary members of her family, including a KGB assassin and another who was a close friend of Freud.