“Blood in the Sky,” my review of Helen Macdonald’s memoir H Is for Hawk, appears in the 23 April 2015 issue of the New York Review of Books (subscription required).
My review of Hermione Lee’s biography of Penelope Fitzgerald appears in the January 2015 issue of Harper’s, which should be showing up in subscribers’ snailmailboxes imminently, and appear on newsstands in a week or so. Herewith, a teaser:
Update, 5:30pm: Subscribers can now read the review online.
A short story of mine is going to be published in the 2014 issue of the journal Little Star, which will soon be published. You can order a copy of the new issue now at a prepublication discount.
Over at NYRgallery, a relatively new blog at the New York Review of Books devoted to sounds and images, I share a group of photographs that I took in 1991 of Plzeň, a city in western Czechoslovakia, as it celebrated its liberation from the Nazis by American troops nearly half a century earlier.
For the Atlantic’s By Heart series, I’ve written an essay about memorizing and re-memorizing W. H. Auden’s poem “In Praise of Limestone.”