Alex Ross has been the music critic of The New Yorker since 1996. His first book, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, won a National Book Critics Circle Award and the Guardian First Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He has also published an essay collection, Listen to This. Ross has received an Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Belmont Prize in Germany, and a MacArthur Fellowship. A native of Washington DC, he lives in Manhattan and is married to the filmmaker Jonathan Lisecki.
Contact: Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 4 Times Square, NY NY 10036. Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 18 West 18th Street, NY NY 10011; fsg.publicity [at] fsgbooks.com. Literary agent: Tina Bennett, Janklow & Nesbit. Lecture agent: Bruce Miller, Washington Square Arts, 310 Bowery, 2nd Floor, NY NY 10012; 212-253-0333; bmiller [at] washingtonsquarearts.com (inquiries regarding speaking engagements only, please). New Yorker listings: Russell Platt edits the classical listings for the New Yorker's Goings On About Town section. If you wish to have a concert listed, please send the information at least three weeks in advance to Russell Platt, The New Yorker, 4 Times Square, New York NY, 10036. Reprints: New Yorker articles become available for reprint sixty days after the date of publication. Write to me at The New Yorker, 4 Times Square, New York NY, 10036 for permission.
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