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Matthew Gilbert

October 20, Dudley Square
Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. Gilbert and Globe colleague Sarah Rodman do a weekly show about TV called “We Like to Watch.” He has also written for Slate and appeared on NPR. Early in his career, he worked as a clerk at the Harvard Bookstore and at the Book Exchange, and he was the managing editor of the Boston Review, where he acquired poetry and fiction and managed the copy flow. Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park is Gilbert’s first book.