Recent Work

On D.H. Lawrence’s The Bad Side of Books
Los Angeles Review of Books

The Moneylender’s Angel (Fiction)
Beneath Ceaseless Skies

On Karen Olsson’s The Weil Conjectures
The Hedgehog Review

The Winds and Persecutions of the Sky (Fiction)
Interzone

The Gesture of the Text
3:AM Magazine

Hypoxia in Three-quarter Time (Fiction)
Factor Four

The Wound in the Willows
Los Angeles Review of Books

On Benjamin Moser’s Sontag
Los Angeles Review of Books

On Joshua Sperling’s A Writer of Our Time
Los Angeles Review of Books

Free Roaming
Real Life Mag

On James Atlas’s The Shadow in the Garden
New Republic

On Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time To Spare
New Republic

On Philippe Desan’s Montaigne: A Life
Los Angeles Review of Books

A Smuggling Operation
Los Angeles Review of Books

Joseph Epstein
Partisan Magazine

On Samuel Delany’s Journals
New Republic

On Antonin Sertillanges’s The Intellectual Life
Open Letters Monthly [archived link]

On Reiner Stach’s Franz Kafka
Open Letters Monthly [archived link]

On Sjon’s The Moonstone
Open Letters Monthly [archived link]

On Friedrich Nietzsche’s Anti-education
Open Letters Monthly [archived link]