Three Critics

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Recently some venerable cultural critics have been collecting their thoughts into books. WNYC’s Sara Fishko opens them all in this edition of Fishko Files.


WNYC Production Credits...

Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann



A.O. Scott

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty and Truth

Penguin Press



Ben Ratliff

Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty

Farrar, Straus and Giroux



David Denby

Lit Up: One Reporter, Three Schools, Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives

Henry Holt and Co.