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David Denby

David Denby is the author of Great Books, an acclaimed account of returning to college and reading the Western classics during the curriculum wars ; American Sucker, Snark, and Do the Movies Have a Future? He is a staff writer and former film critic for The New Yorker, and his reviews and essays have appeared in The New Republic , The Atlantic , and New York magazine, among other places. He lives in New York City with his wife, writer Susan Rieger.