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Michelle Dean

Michelle Dean is a journalist, critic, and the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle’s 2016 Nona Balakian Citation in Reviewing. A contributing editor at the New Republic, she has written for The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Elle, Harper’s, and BuzzFeed. She is the author of “Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion,” which weaves together the biographies of several influential women and explores their literary and historical significance.

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