“A Poet is a Mood” Brooklyn Rail

“Amputations and Oversights” The Millions

“‘Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids,’ by Nicholson Baker” San Francisco Chronicle

“One Monster Replaces Another” The Millions

“Queen Esther of the Potboilers” The Baffler

“Worry and the Mordant Wallow” Brooklyn Rail

“Enlarging the Perception of Beauty” Brooklyn Rail

“How to Browse” Brooklyn Rail

“Serial Reader” The L.A. Review of Books

“A Portrait of the Reader as a Miraculating Agent” The Brooklyn Rail

“Saving Doubts” Bookforum

“Oh, the Posthumanity!” Bookforum

“Holmes Sweet Holmes” Bookforum

“Hail, Thetan!” Bookforum

“Killing the Thetan” Killing the Buddha

“Finding Bobby Fischer, Sadly” The Los Angeles Times

“How to Be Good, and Win Anyway” The Brooklyn Rail

“The Poetry Lesson, by Andrei Codrescu” The Quarterly Conversation

“How to Endure” The LA Review of Books

“The Digital Apocalypsee is Now” The Chronicle Review