Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens is the film critic at Slate magazine and a regular on the magazine’s weekly cultural podcast, Culture Gabfest. She lives in New York City.

Books by this Author

From the chief film critic of Slate comes a fresh and captivating biography on comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton that also explores the evolution of film from the silent era to the 1940s.

As one of the most famous faces of silent cinema, Buster Keaton was and continues to be revered for his stoic expressions, clever visual gags, and acrobatic physicality in classics such as Sherlock Jr., The General, and The Cameraman.

In this spirited...