Remembering Denny Calvin Trillin's slender but heartfelt investigation into the life and suicide of a promising Yale classmate is both elegy and examination, a loving testimonial edged… Biography Nonfiction Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Review

Remembering Denny

EW's GRADE
B

Details Writer: Calvin Trillin; Genres: Biography, Nonfiction; Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Calvin Trillin's slender but heartfelt investigation into the life and suicide of a promising Yale classmate is both elegy and examination, a loving testimonial edged in guilty ignorance. Beyond that, Remembering Denny is a droll essay on education, social class, and career in the unreal era of the great American dream. B

Originally posted Apr 16, 1993 Published in issue #166 Apr 16, 1993 Order article reprints