Hi, I’m Robert Minto. I write book reviews and cultural criticism for publications like New RepublicThe Los Angeles Review of Books, and Real Life Mag. You can follow me on twitter as @SolemnPhiz.


A few representative publications:

On the journals of Samuel Delany for The New Republic.

On RPG computer games, freedom, work, and unreality for Real Life Mag.

On Reiner Stach’s epic 3-volume biography of Franz Kafka for Open Letters Monthly.

On the aesthetic theories and Marxism of John Berger for Los Angeles Review of Books.

On Sjón’s beautiful novel Moonstone for Open Letters Monthly.

On the essayist Joseph Epstein for Partisan Magazine.

On the life and thought of Reinhold Niebuhr for Open Letters Monthly.