Leo Braudy


Leo Braudy is among America's leading cultural historians and film critics. His most recent book, From Chivalry to Terrorism, was named 'Best of the Best' by the Los Angeles Times and a 'Notable Book of the Year' by the New York Times. Among his previous books, The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Jean Renoir: The World of His Films was a finalist for the National Book Award. Braudy's writing has appeared in the New York Times, Harper's, American Film, and Partisan Review, among others. He currently is University Professor and Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature at the University of Southern California.

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