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Henry Allen is the culture critic for the “Washington Post” and Pulitzer Prize winner of 2000.
Henry has been Graham Hovey Lecturer at the University of Michigan and taught an honors course in culture and meaning at the University of Maryland. Henry is a graduate of Hamilton College, where he won the American Academy of Poets prize. He covered the White House and Capitol Hill for the “New York News,” and joined the “Washington Post’s” Style section in 1970.
Henry is author of a novel, “Fool’s Mercy,” a collection of essays, “Going Too Far Enough,” a poetry chapbook, “The Museum of Lost Air,” and a hardcover version of his “Washington Post “series on living in the American century.