• Nonfiction Chronicle (Aug. 15, 2010)
    Reviews of books by Richard A. Clarke, William Pfaff, Martha C. Nussbaum and an edition of Theodore Roosevelt's writing.
  • Reading Up on Gutenberg as the iPad Drops (April 2, 2010)
    For the Paper Cuts blog: Will the possible eclipse of the printed book by digital communications cause an epochal social change?
  • 'Chasing the White Dog,' by Max Watman: The Bootleg Diaries (March 7, 2010)
    Modern profiles and historical sketches animate a moonshine enthusiast's study of homemade liquor.
  • E-Reading Emerson (December 21, 2009)
    For the Paper Cuts blog: I read Emerson cover to cover, so to speak, on an iPhone Kindle app.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (July 19, 2009)
    Reviews of books by Lilian Pizzichini, Jayanti Tamm, Peter N. Nelson and Bob Coen and Eric Nadler.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (Dec. 28, 2008)
    Reviews of books by Calvin Tomkins, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, Thrity Umrigar and Robert Roper.
  • Paper Cuts: The $131.09 Perlstein Paperback (July 15, 2008)
    For The Times's book blog, a post on how Internet commerce has made possible a market for "rare but not collectible" books.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (July 6, 2008)
    For The Times, brief reviews of new books by William Poundstone, David I. Kertzer, Bob Delaney and Eleanor Clift.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (Sept. 16, 2007)
    For The Times, brief reviews of new books by Susan Dunn, Shant Kenderian, Mirko Bagaric and Julie Clarke, Jonathan Mooney and Mike Sager.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (April 22, 2007)
    For The Times, brief reviews of new books by Elliot Jaspin, Stanley N. Alpert, Rajan Menon and John Sellers.
  • Nonfiction Chronicle (Dec. 24, 2006)
    For The Times, brief reviews of new books by Maryanne Vollers, Emily Wu and Larry Engelmann, Piero Melograni, Ian Michael James and James Fallows.
  • Publishers Weekly Reviews (Feb. 2003-May 2004)
    Reviewed recently: "The Choice" by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski and "Four Trials" by John Edwards.
  • Review: 'Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather' (Feb. 2004)
    My first (mini-)byline for The Times, a review of a story collection by the Chinese writer Gao Xingjian.
  • Audio Interviews (2000-2003)
    Recent authors: Robert Hughes, Gail Collins, and Benita Eisler.
  • A Day at the Library (Sept. 2000)
    A review of two books about the Marx Brothers, written for a now-defunct Web zine.

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