Books Editor

Paul Makishima

Paul Makishima oversees the newspaper’s books coverage, which includes reviews and stories about authors, works of fiction and nonfiction, literary and narrative trends, the culture of reading and readers, and how technology is changing the ways we get stories. He also assigns and edits lifestyle features for the Living Arts section.

In his time at the Globe Paul has also been an editor in travel and in business news. Before that he held various news editing and writing positions at The Quincy Patriot Ledger, The Raleigh News and Observer, and the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Latest stories

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart

By , Globe Staff

The conservative media provocateur resigned in the wake of a controversy over his comments about pedophilia.

‘Mad Men’ creator gets book deal

By Sonia Rao , Globe Correspondent

Been bereft since the series wrapped? Good news: The show’s creator, Matthew Weiner, is set to return to fictional New York City.

Newton native on Man Booker Prize shortlist

By , Globe Staff

Ottessa Moshfegh has been named a finalist for this year’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her debut novel, “Eileen.’’

Globe-Horn Book awards announced

By , Globe Staff

Journeys into the past were at the center of the winning books of this year’s Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards.