Carola Dibbell

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Carola Dibbell
Dibbell at the 2015 Pop Conference at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture
Dibbell at the 2015 Pop Conference at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture
OccupationMusic journalist, author
EducationHunter College High School, Radcliffe College
GenreScience fiction
Notable workThe Only Ones
SpouseRobert Christgau (1974–present)
ChildrenNina Christgau

Carola Dibbell is an American music journalist and author. Her short stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Paris Review, and other publications.[1] She has also written music and film reviews, as well as articles about children's media, for the Village Voice.[1] Her first book, the sci-fi novel The Only Ones, was published by Two Dollar Radio in 2015. The Washington Post's Nancy Hightower named it one of the best science fiction books of 2015.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Dibbell grew up in New York City's Greenwich Village.[1] She married music critic Robert Christgau, who first introduced her to music criticism, in 1974.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c d "About Carola Dibbell".
  2. ^ Hightower, Nancy (18 November 2015). "Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015". The Washington Post.
  3. ^ Stevens, Dana (4 March 2015). "Beautifully, Profoundly, Naively, Contradictorily, Romantically, Kinetically, Jokily, Cockily, Fearfully, Drunkenly, Goofily, Impudently". Slate.

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