Alex Ross

Alex  Ross

Since 1996, Alex Ross has been The New Yorker's music critic. His debut book, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, was a Pulitzer Prize nominee and a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Listen to This, his second collection of essays, won an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. In 2008, he was designated a MacArthur Fellow, and in 2015, he was named a Guggenheim Fellow.