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James Wolcott

‘Shiny and bright and compact, 'Heartburn’ whirrs along, not so much a novel as an appliance - an appliance whose inner workings are on the fritz.’

James Wolcott

James Wolcott (b. 1952) is an American journalist, known for his critique of contemporary media. Wolcott is the cultural critic for Vanity Fair and a contributor to The New Yorker. His works include The Catsitters (2001), Lucking Out (2012), and Critical Mass, a collection of essays and reviews.

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