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Maureen Corrigan
Maureen Corrigan is a journalist, author and literary critic. She is a critic-in-residence and lecturer at Georgetown University and a book critic for NPR’s Peabody Award-winning program “Fresh Air.” Her reviews and essays have been published by The Washington Post, NPR, The Atlantic, The New York Times and The Boston Globe. She is considered a specialist on subjects such as 19th century British poetry and prose, the literature of New York City and American detective fiction. Her latest book is “So We Read On: How ‘The Great Gatsby’ Came to Be and Why It Endures” (Little, Brown), which explores F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece and investigates its influence on the American people.