David Denby (born 1943) is an American journalist, critic, and historian who works with The New Yorker along with Anthony Lane. His career began in 1970s. He was influenced by critic Pauline Kael.
Denby was born in 1943 in New York City, New York. He studied at Columbia University and at Stanford University. He now lives in Manhattan, New York.
- David Denby archive, New York (articles from January 1998 to January 2001)
- Transcript of February 25, 2004, online chat with David Denby Archived February 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Forbes.com Q&A
- Booknotes interview with Denby on Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World, December 22, 1996. Archived September 29, 2012, at the Wayback Machine