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John Lahr

John Lahr was the drama critic of The New Yorker for over 20 years. His essays have been collected in several volumes of Best American Essays and his acclaimed biography of Joe Orton Prick up Your Ears is among his 20 books.

The New Yorker
New York symbolises the sweeping cultural changes of the 20th century and The New Yorker, first published in 1925, initiated many of these changes. With its extensive reportage and unparalleled arts features, the magazine transcends the city that gave it its name. New Yorker leading lights: film critic David Denby, drama critic John Lahr, cartoon editor Robert Mankoff and fiction editor Deborah Treisman invest...