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John Jacob Gross (12 March 1935 – 10 January 2011) was an eminent English literary critic, author, and anthologist. The Spectator magazine called Gross “the best-read man in Britain”. He was the editor of The Times Literary Supplement from 1974 to 1981, senior book editor and book critic on the staff of The New York Times from 1983 to 1989, and theatre critic for The Sunday Telegraph from 1989 to 2005. He also worked as assistant editor on Encounter and as literary editor of both The New Statesman and Spectator magazines.



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