Washington Post Names John Williams Books Editor

From the Washington Post:

John Williams is joining The Washington Post as books editor, helping to reinvigorate this important coverage area.

John will lead our award-winning nonfiction and fiction books team, hiring new writers and working with colleagues to reach new audiences. We believe in books coverage that revels in the life of the mind and big ideas and is also consumer-oriented, giving book lovers the information they need as they choose what to read.