Nonfiction


Image: Julie Blackmon. ‘Baby Toss.’


The Latest

Ode to Rooftops

The Paris Review Daily

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Die

The Paris Review Daily


On Books

The Hidden Power of the Passive Protagonist. LitHub. 2020.

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Die. The Paris Review Daily. 2020.

Review of Jenny Offill’s Weather4Columns. 2020.

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Die. The Paris Review Daily. 2020. 

Didion’s Mirror. FSG Work in Progress. 2019. 

Review of Marie NDiaye’s The Cheffe4Columns. 2019.

Review of Daša Drndić’s EEG. 4Columns. 2019. 

Joshua Cohen Confronts the New National Deficit in ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction. Los Angeles Review of Books. 2018.

Beyond Good and (Almost) Evil: Fleur Jaeggy’s I Am the Brother of XX The Los Angeles Review of Books. 2017.

Girlfriend Malaise: Satirizing the late-capitalist late-patriarchy in Catherine Lacey’s The Answers. BOMB Magazine. 2017.

A World of Her Own: The comic wonderland of Elif Batuman’s debut novel. Guernica. 2017.

Against Realism. The Rumpus. 2015.


On Art

BB9, Inc.: The Berlin Biennale gets a corporate makeover. Guernica. 2016.

The Expressionist Nude. The Rumpus. 2016.


On NYC

Ode to Rooftops. The Paris Review Daily. 2020.

How to Buy a Rock. The Paris Review Daily. 2019.


On Economics

The Future of Work: No bleaker than it’s ever been. Harper’s Blog.  2018.