Robert Birnbaum was born in Germany, raised in Chicago, and lives in the Boston area. Having gained recognition as the publisher of a hip downtown magazine, he is now a dissident literary journalist and a man of many parts. He lives in one of the prototypical leafy suburbs, west of Boston with Beny, his Cuban retriever, and his football hero son, Cuba, currently anchoring the offensive line for Dickinson College’s football team. 

He has contributed to The, The Millions, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Virgina Quarterly, The Daily Beast and most Boston publications...




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