"Joseph Lelyveld, a New York Times correspondent and author of Move your shadow"

Joseph Lelyveld (born 1937) was executive editor of the New York Times from 1994 to 2001, and interim executive editor in 2003.  He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author.  He began work at the Times in 1962, where he went from copy editor to foreign correspondent within three years.

His book, Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White is based on his his reporting from Johannesburg in the 1960s and 1980s. It won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1986.