It’s perhaps off-brand for a tweedy academic, but I love sports. In particular, I am obsessed with cricket, the sport I grew up playing as a child in I…
(and on the promise of eros)
I’ve often felt a good essay was like a spiderweb, the several strands not merely connecting to but strengthening one another, even at some distance fr…
or: can we look forward and backward at once?
and what it is for
One of the pleasures of blogging (this is blogging, right?) that I recall from its early-oughts heyday was coming up with a blogroll, the list of recom…
and what we do, and don't, own
and whether it is required of us
its history and its misuses explored
and
Since early June, Dhananjay and I have been traveling on some combination of a writing retreat and a belated, post-pandemic romantic vacation: our firs…
(and on hope in the face of climate disaster)
(or, On the novelistic gaze)