Other Writing


The End of the End of Everything - A long essay I wrote about fiction and technology, available in four parts here or as an ebook download here

An essay about Michael Jackson, illness, and the clinical gaze. I also discussed this essay, and Jackson generally, on the TLS Podcast, which you can listen to here.

Punched Through The Digital Wall: A Playlist of Music That Inspired Perfidious Albion

A piece about Brexit Britain, nostalgia, and patriotism I wrote for the New York Times.


Lightning Rodsby Helen DeWitt

Bark, by Lorrie Moore

The Bricks That Built The Housesby Kate Tempest

Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

The First Bad Man, by Miranda July

Taipei, by Tao Lin

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, by Helen Oyeyemi

A Natural, by Ross Raisin

Murmur, by Will Eaves

The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner