David Denby

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Nina Subin
United States
David Denby is the bestselling author of Great Books and a staff writer and former film critic for The New Yorker. His reviews and essays have also appeared in The New Republic, The Atlantic and New York Magazine. He holds a BA from Columbia University and Masters in Journalism from Stanford. In his latest book, Lit Up, Denby installs himself in tenth-grade English classes at three public schools to see if—and how—teenagers can be turned into serious readers.
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