Remembering a Master Cartoonist

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The incomparable Edward Koren ’57, whose distinctive cartoons enlivened the pages of The New Yorker for upward of six decades, died on April 14, 2023; he was 87. In a 2021 interview with CCT, Koren credited Columbia’s humor magazine, Jester, for launching him on his career path; he began contributing in his first year and as a senior became editor-in-chief. Here, we pay tribute with a selection of his work through the years. Read CCT’s obituary at