Other writing

Introduction to The Communist by Guido Morselli, New York Review Books ClassicsIMG_0744

When the Fox Becomes a Friend: Paula Cocozza’s new novel How to Be Human –from the New York Times Book Review

Squatters and Cigarettes: Nell Zink’s new novel Nicotinefrom the New York Times Book Review

Surrealism and Decomposition. Or How I Wrote My Novel. –from Lit Hub


Playlist for The Portable Veblen from Largehearted Boy

Top Squirrels in Literature –from The Guardian

Squirrels are the demons, tricksters and phantoms of the literary canon, from Nabokov to Nietzsche to Nutkin



An interview with Philip Gabriel, translator of Murakami, in Catamaran Literary Reader



“Single White Cat” in Fifth Wednesday Journal


“The John Wayne Bust” in phren-z

“Savage Breast” in The New Yorker


“The Little Miller Attack” in Saturday Evening Post


“Someone I’d Like You to Meet” in The Atlantic