“Peter Y. Sussman is a sublime editor

of one of the funniest, most enthralling

and gloriously honest collections of

contemporary letters I have yet read.”

Miranda Seymour, London Sunday Times

Available in British paperback as well as U.S. and U.K. hardbacks

DECCA: The Letters of Jessica Mitford

Edited by Peter Y. Sussman

Peter Y. Sussman spent most of his career as an editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. He remains a vocal advocate on issues of journalism ethics, diversity and freedom of information, especially news media access to prisoners, and he was a co-author in 1996 of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Code of Ethics.

He is also the co-author, with prison writer Dannie M. Martin, of Committing Journalism: The Prison Writings of Red Hog. He has written many booklets, book chapters and freelance articles, and since leaving the Chronicle he has taught and lectured as well.

“Captures history’s most charming muckraker” — Vogue