David Yaffe

David Yaffe is a professor of humanities at Syracuse University. He is the author of Fascinating Rhythm: Reading Jazz in American Writing (2006), Bob Dylan: Like a Complete Unknown (2011), and Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell (2017). He is a music critic for The Nation and has also written for Harper’s, SlateThe New York TimesNew YorkThe Village VoiceThe New RepublicBookforumThe Chronicle Review, and other publications.