The fall of 2016 I started contributing review essays to the L.A. Review of Books. It's a pleasure to have such careful readers, and such thoughtful editing. My projects seem to suggest that I'm a specialist in rehabilitaing discredited modernists. I'm OK with that.
The Dunce Gets a Doorstop: A Life of Jean Cocteau, October 17, 2016
When People Wanted Civilisation: Reassessing Kenneth Clark, January 7, 2017
Open Bar: A Diary of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2018–2019 Centennial Season, September 28, 2019