Me, U, Baku, Quba, an essay on the Mountain Jews, appears in Tablet 3.
A review of Dana Spiotta’s Innocents and Others appears in The New York Times Book Review.
A profile of Senator Bernie Sanders appears in The New Republic.
A review of H.G. Adler’s The Wall (trans. Peter Filkins) appears in the London Review of Books.
Dream Translations from the Early Hasidic and Elsewhere appears in the Faith issue of Tin House, Volume 17, Number 3.
Books reviewed in “New Books” column, Harper’s Magazine, December 2015: The Blizzard, Vladimir Sorokin (trans. Jamey Gambrell); On the Edge, Rafael Chirbes (trans. Margaret Jull Costa); Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972, Alejandra Pizarnik (trans. Yvette Siegert).
pckwck, a novel, will be written live, 10/12-10/16, 13:00-18:00 EST.
Books reviewed in “New Books” column, Harper’s Magazine, October 2015: The Occupation Trilogy, Patrick Modiano (trans. Frank Wynne); Pedigree, Patrick Modiano (trans. Mark Polizzotti); Death by Water, Kenzaburo Oe (trans. Deborah Boliver Boehm); Exemplary Departures, Gabrielle Wittkop (trans. Annette David); Murder Most Serene, Gabrielle Wittkop (trans. Louise Rogers Lalaurie).
An essay on art piracy appears on PBS NewsHour.
A review of Mario Vargas Llosa’s Notes on the Death of Culture appears in The New York Times Book Review.
“How to Spend Time Alone,” at New York Magazine.
Books reviewed in “New Books” column, Harper’s Magazine, August 2015: Moods, Yoel Hoffmann (trans. Peter Cole); The Automobile Club of Egypt, Alaa Al Aswany (trans. Russell Harris).
A conversation about Book of Numbers appears at Barnes & Noble Review.
An excerpt from Book of Numbers appears in the Summer 2015 issue of Dissent.
A conversation about Book of Numbers appears at The New Republic.
“Letter of Recommendation: Alternative Search Engines” appears in The New York Times Magazine.
An excerpt from Book of Numbers appears in Issue 28, Spring 2015, of The Berlin Journal.