By Isaiah Wilner

acquaintances, collaborators, and formative years opponents, Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce weren't but twenty-five after they all started Time, the 1st newsmagazine, on the outset of the Roaring Twenties. by means of age thirty, they have been either millionaires, having laid the basis for a media empire. yet their partnership used to be explosive and their festival ferocious, fueled via envy in addition to love. whilst Hadden died on the age of thirty-one, Luce started to meticulously bury the legacy of the enormous he was once by no means capable of most sensible.

during this groundbreaking, fashionable, and passionate biography, Isaiah Wilner paints a desirable portrait of Briton Hadden—genius and visionary—and offers the 1st complete account of the beginning of Time, whereas providing a provocative reappraisal of Henry R. Luce, arguably the main major media determine of the 20th century.

Isaiah Wilner is a author for brand new York journal. He attended Yale college and used to be editor in leader of the Yale day-by-day information. He lives in Brooklyn, big apple.

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