Trickle-Down Loneliness: A Natural by Ross Raisin
December 27, 2017
Star-Crossed Cavies: A Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet
September 27, 2017
Dave Barry and the Jews
It’s funny, yes, but is it good for the Jews?
An Exquisite Cacophony: On Jay Wexler’s “Our Non-Christian Nation”
Dan Friedman reviews Jay Wexler's new book, "Our Non-Christian Nation."
A Raucous Festival: On Matt Richtel’s “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives”
Dan Friedman appreciates “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives” by Matt Richtel.
A Literary Lineup for the World Cup
Dan Friedman offers a list of books for those obsessed or perplexed by the World Cup.
The Words We Don’t Use: On Eviatar Zerubavel’s “Taken for Granted: The Remarkable Power of the Unremarkable”
Dan Friedman parses “Taken for Granted: The Remarkable Power of the Unremarkable” by Eviatar Zerubavel.
Framing Our World: On Vanda Krefft’s “The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox”
Dan Friedman unreels “The Man Who Made the Movies,” a biography of William Fox by Vanda Krefft.
The Robots Are Coming! (They’re Already Here)
Dan Friedman reviews “The Clockwork Dynasty,” the latest novel by futurist Daniel H. Wilson.
Getting Folks to Come Out to Your Kickball Game: Dennie Wendt’s American Soccer Novel
Dan Friedman plays ball with “Hooper’s Revolution” by Dennie Wendt.
The Astounding Achievement, Maybe, of the Man Who Definitely Wasn’t Fibonacci
Dan Friedman reckons with “Finding Fibonacci” by Keith Devlin.
Life, the Beautiful Game
Dan Friedman reviews “Home and Away: Writing the Beautiful Game” by Karl Ove Knausgaard and Fredrik Ekelund.
Cruyff’s Turn on the World Stage
Daniel Friedman reviews “My Turn: A Life of Total Football” by Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff.
Maybe You Just Don’t Get It: Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Here I Am”
Dan Friedman unpacks “Here I Am” by Jonathan Safran Foer.