David Denby has been a staff writer and a film critic at The New Yorker since 1998. His first article for the magazine, “Does Homer Have Legs?,” published in 1993, grew into a book, “,” about reading the literary canon at Columbia University. His other subjects for the magazine have included the Scottish Enlightenment, the writers Susan Sontag and James Agee, and the movie directors Pedro Almodóvar, Clint Eastwood, and the Coen brothers. In 1991, he received a National Magazine Award for three of his articles on high-end audio. Before joining The New Yorker, he was the film critic at New York for twenty years; his writing has also appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Review of Books, and The New Republic.
欧洲杯买彩票He is the editor of “Awake in the Dark: An Anthology of Film Criticism, 1915 to the Present,” and the author of “”; “,” a collection of his film criticism from the magazine; “”; and “,” a study of high-school English teaching. He is currently working on a group biography of four Jewish Americans: Leonard Bernstein, Betty Friedan, Norman Mailer, and Mel Brooks.