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Carl Wilson

Writer, Slate

Carl Wilson is a freelance writer, editor, and sometimes teacher based in Toronto. He is Slate’s chief music critic, and the author of Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste (Bloomsbury), about class, aesthetic conflict, and Céline Dion. He recently began work on a new book for W. W. Norton about the late poet and musician David Berman, which may also be about refusal, obscurity, so-called Gen X, and sensations of impending doom in America. @carlzoilus