Selected Publications

Essays

The Wound in the Willows: Retellings of a Children’s Classic
Clone Wars: On Robots and Collective Action
Free Roaming: On Video Games, Freedom, and Possibility
A Smuggling Operation: John Berger’s Theory of Art
Joseph Epstein: How a Critic Changed My Life

Reviews

Jonathan Sperling’s A Writer of Our Time
James Atlas’s The Shadow in the Garden
Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time To Spare
Philippe Desan’s Montaigne: A Life
Samuel Delany’s Journals
Isaac Babel’s Odessa Stories
Sarah Bakewell’s At the Existentialist Cafe
Reiner Stach’s 3 vol. biography of Kafka
Mark Lilla’s The Shipwrecked Mind
Sertillanges’ The Intellectual Life
Sjón’s Moonstone
Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound
Friedrich Nietzsche’s Anti-education
Zachary Leader’s Saul Bellow
Sybille Bedford’s A Legacy
Teskey’s The Poetry of John Milton
John Bunyan’s Prilgrim’s Progress
Irving Howe’s A Voice Still Heard