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Daniel Mendelsohn

About

Daniel Mendelsohn is the Editor-at-Large of the New York Review of Books and an award-winning memoirist, critic, essayist and translator. A longtime contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Review, he has also been a columnist on books, film, TV, and culture for BBC Culture, New York, Harper’s, and the New York Times Book Review. His books include the memoirs An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic, the internationally bestselling Holocaust family saga The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, and three collections of essays, most recently The Bad Boy of Athens: Classics from the Greeks to Game of Thrones.

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