A.O. Scott

critic at large for The New York Times Book Review

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Huntington Beach is among the cities nationwide that are considering or outright banning books about race and sexuality. How do the bans tie into our historic fear of reading?

Book bans: Age-old chapter in culture wars

Huntington Beach is among the cities nationwide that are considering or outright banning books about race and sexuality. How do the bans tie into our historic fear of reading?

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In 2012, New York Times chief film critic A.O. Scott described the movie The Avengers as "a snappy little dialogue comedy dressed up as … a giant A.T.M.

'Better Living Through Criticism'

In 2012, New York Times chief film critic A.O. Scott described the movie The Avengers as "a snappy little dialogue comedy dressed up as … a giant A.T.M.

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Biopics, 'They Are A-Changin'

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