My writing has appeared online and in print at The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, n+1, The Nation, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily BeastThe Times Literary Supplement (I also joined in on their podcast), The BafflerThe Wall Street Journal, Slate, The Columbia Journalism ReviewNPRBookforumArtforum.comThe New Inquiry, The Believer, and other places. (Some pieces aren't available online, including a number of recent ones for the TLS, but I'm happy to provide clips if you email me.)  A few selected hits: 

From The Baffler:

“Storified,” September 2018

"Mourning Joe," March 2018

"Colombia's 'Narco-esthetics,'" March 2015


From 4Columns

"The Kremlin Ball,"  March 2018 


From The New Republic:

"What Did Al Jazeera Do?" June 20, 2017

"Why We Need Stuart Hall's Imaginative Left,"  May 2017

"The Third Reich's Drug Use," March 6, 2017

"Olivia Laing's Lonely Cities," April 2016

"On 'Going Solo,'" April 2012

"Forever Young," August 2010

"Sea of Poppies," April 2010

From The Nation:

“Overtourism is Driving Europeans Crazy,” September 2018

From the TLS:

 "Mash of Civilizations," on Mathias Enard's Compass, from the May 18, 2017 issue

"Life Went On," on Mohsin Hamid, Jason Donald and Viet Thanh Nguyen, from the March 2, 2017 issue

"Little High, Little Low," on Tana Janowitz and  Nicolaia Rips's New York memoirs, from the Oct. 19, 2016 issue


From the New York Times Book Review:

"Narrative Adventure," April 2014

"Things Left Unsaid," May 2012


From NPR:

"A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism," April 2011

"Exploring Human Migrations in 'Arrival City,'" March 2011

"Sandor Marai's 'Portrait of a Marriage,'" February 2011


And in n+1, a paean to the Westminster Dog Show