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Name:  Carlo Rotella  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1964 in Chicago, Illinois



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Rotella was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carlo Rotella is a writer, journalist, and scholar. The director of the American studies program at Boston College, he writes for the New York Times Magazine, and has been a regular op-ed columnist for the Boston Globe and radio commentator for WGBH. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, the Believer, Washington Post Magazine, and Best American Essays.

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