July 2015

A small piece for the New York Review of Books

on the fiction of Alan Pauls.

June 2015

A small piece for the New York Review of Books

on ballet and subject matter.

May 2015

A syllabus for Bookforum

on innocent/corrupt narrators.

April 2015

An essay in the New York Review of Books

on James Joyce and material obscenity.

January 2015

An essay in the Guardian

on the history of shock

January 2015

A novel called Lurid & Cute

November 2014

A short essay in the Guardian

on the fiction of Patrick Modiano

May 2014

An essay in the New York Review of Books

on the fiction of Lydia Davis

March 2014

An essay in the Times Literary Supplement

on the fiction of Philip Roth

February 2014

A small piece for the New York Review of Books

on Louis CK and the problem of talking seriously about comedy