A new short story of mine, “Mr. Hutchinson,” is published in the August 2018 issue of Harper’s magazine.
For the 24 June 2018 issue of the New York Times Book Review, I wrote about Peter Ackroyd’s Queer City, a history of London’s two thousand years of nonconformity in gender and sexual orientation.
A new essay of mine, “Merchants of Doom” (with the online title, “Is Capitalism a Threat to Democracy?”), appears in the 14 May 2018 issue of The New Yorker. It reviews Robert Kuttner’s new book Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism? (Norton), and also takes note of Barry Eichengreen’s The Populist Temptation (Oxford) and Dani Rodrik’s Straight Talk on Trade (Princeton).
Here’s a preview of a new short story of mine, “Envoy,” published in the summer 2017 issue of the Paris Review. (Subscribe to read the whole thing.)