Writing

Prose

“That Soft Bastard Latin,” from Threepenny Review (print edition only)

“The Shape of Obsession,” from The Wall Street Journal

“The Naturalization Papers,” from The Wall Street Journal

“Full Feather Jacket,” from The Wall Street Journal

“She Married Gustav and Franz,” from The Wall Street Journal

“One Gentleman of Verona,” from The Wall Street Journal

“The Literary Churchill,” from The Wall Street Journal

“What’s in a Name?” from The Wall Street Journal

“Mum’s the Word,” from The Wall Street Journal

“A Troubadour on the Moors,” from The Wall Street Journal

“The Cuban Countess,” from The Wall Street Journal

“Clerks and Critics,” from The Wall Street Journal

Justin Martin’s Rebel Souls, from The Wall Street Journal

“Soldier, Birder, Writer, Faker,” from The Wall Street Journal

“Philhellene’s Progress: Patrick Leigh Fermor,” from The New Criterion

“Strange Figures Among the Crags,” from The New Criterion

“Travels with Paddy,” from The New Criterion

“I.M. Shusha Guppy, 1935-2008,” from The New Criterion

“Janet Ross & John Addington Symonds: A Friendship,” from The New Criterion

“Peter Fleming at 100,” from The New Criterion

“In the Empty Quarter,” from The New Criterion

“In Memoriam: Louis Auchincloss (1917-2010),” from The New Criterion

“Duff Cooper’s Game Book,” from The New Criterion

“My Maso Problem,” from The New Criterion

“All That Glitters,” from The New Criterion

“Insolent Humanism,” from The New Criterion

“Of Osberts and Evelyns,” from The New Criterion

“Martin du Gard’s Monster in a Box,” from The New Criterion

“Bunk & Braggadocio,” from The New Criterion

“A Jelly Minus Its Mould,” from The New Criterion

“A Haunted, Haunting Life,” from The New Criterion

“Past Divertissement,” from The New Criterion

“Haphazard Spirits,” from The New Criterion

“Lightkeepers,” from The New Criterion

“Two ‘berds in the Hand,” from The New Criterion

“On Colin Thubron’s In Siberia,” from The New Criterion

“Of Nobs & Nimrods,” from The New Criterion

“Baring’s Collapse,” from The New Criterion

“The Eudaemonist,” from The New Criterion

“You’ve Got Mail,” from The New Criterion

“Freak Party,” from The New Criterion

“An Old Gypsy Nature,” from The New Criterion

“On The Alphabetic Labyrinth,” from The New Criterion

“On The Quest for Corvo,” from The New Criterion

“A Visit with Patrick Leigh Fermor,” from The Paris Review

“Last Leg,” from TLS

“Love’s Pestilence,” from The New York Times Book Review

“Locomotive in Petticoats,” from The New York Times Book Review

“Bernard Berenson’s Silent Conversations,” from The Hopkins Review

“In Memoriam: Tom Disch (1940-2008),” from Contemporary Poetry Review

“Modern Homer Unmasked as a Mythical Figure,” from The Guardian

“The Other Harmony of Sentences,” from Parnassus

Poetry

“Gimlets,” from The Yale Review

“Inshallah,” from The Atlantic

“Suicides,” from The Yale Review

“Calle Plácida Luz de la Luna,” from The Atlantic

“Umbrage,” from The Atlantic

“Domestic Cappadocia,” from The New Criterion

“Si Jeunesse Savait, Si Vieillesse Pouvait,” from The New Criterion

 “Public Transit,” from The New Criterion

 

 

 

 

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