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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