Short and strong: making The Economist Espresso
Lane Greene is the language columnist and an editor at The Economist. He is the author of two books, Talk on the Wild Side (2018) and You Are What you Speak (2011), and won the journalism award from the Linguistic Society of America in 2017.
He has an M.Phil. from Oxford in European politics, and a B.A. with honors from Tulane in international relations and history, and speaks nine languages.