On Eça de Queirós

On the novels of Eça de Queirós, The New York Review of Books

The View from the Street, The New York Review of Books

The View from the Street, The New York Review of Books

The Pen, the Sword, and the Duel

The Pen, the Sword, and the Duel, The New Yorker

Hip-Hop’s New Wave of Lyricism

“Hip-Hop’s New Wave of Lyricism,” The New Yorker

Fellini’s City of Women

Fellini’s “City of Women,” The New Yorker

Swift’s Directions to Servants

Swift’s “Directions to Servants,” Tin House

The Lessons of Dr. Funk

“The Lessons of Dr. Funk,” The New York Review of Books

On Nas’s Illmatic

On Nas’s Illmatic, The New Yorker

On Tove Jansson and the Moomins

On Tove Jansson and the Moomins, The New Yorker

Maya Lin’s “What Is Missing” Project

Maya Lin’s “What Is Missing” Project, Orion (Nov/Dec 2013 issue)

Questlove’s Outward Blues

“Questlove’s Outward Blues,” The New York Review of Books

A Flâneur For All Seasons

“A Flâneur For All Seasons,” The New Yorker

Yes, I Wrote a Book of Aphorisms

“Yes, I Wrote a Book of Aphorisms,” The New Yorker

Wake in Fright

“Wake in Fright,” The New Yorker

It Was Written: Books by Rappers

“It Was Written: Books by Rappers,” n+1

Thirty Years of Skating

“Thirty Years of Skating,” The New Yorker

On Gianni Rodari

On Gianni Rodari, Los Angeles Review of Books

Claire Nouvian’s The Deep

Claire Nouvian’s The Deep, Orion

Woman’s World

Woman’s World by Graham Rawle, The Kenyon Review

Why Be Good: The Adventures of Pinocchio

“Why Be Good: The Adventures of Pinocchio,” The Yale Review

The Films of Lucrecia Martel

The Films of Lucrecia Martel, LOLA

A Conversation with Olu Dara

A Conversation with Olu Dara, Capital New York / Politico

Valéry, Tin House

On Paul Valéry’s “Analects,” Tin House