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Calvin (Marshall) Trillin Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 8 pages of information about the life of Calvin (Marshall) Trillin.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Calvin (Marshall) Trillin

Calvin Trillin is an important literary journalist whose most acclaimed work to date is Remembering Denny (1993), his rumination on the meaning of the life of a classmate at Yale who appeared destined for great things but whose life ended in suicide in 1991. Trillin is also an essayist, poet, memoirist, social historian, satirist, humorist, novelist, short-story writer, critic, and journalist. He is not, three books on food notwithstanding, a food critic or restaurant reviewer. He is, George W. Hunt has said in America, "one of America's finest writers." In a 1986 interview in Editor & Publisher, Trillin told David Astor, "I've always assumed that reporting is at the center of what I do. If I gave up the center, I thought maybe the sides would fall in." Trillin's reporting has appeared in magazines such as Time and The New Yorker; his journalism has also been collected in books or...

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