Rodeo's just been short-listed for the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize, and has received praise from the Times Book Review to O, the Oprah Magazine. (See Readings.) A Replacement Life, one of The Times' 100 Notable Books of 2014 and a front-cover rave in the Times Book Review is out in paperback. Next: An unusual cookbook, and teaching at Princeton University.
Recent interviews, spoken and written, on everything from Rodeo to what authenticity means in the Age of Technology, with Ireland's RTE1, the NYU radio station, and Tampa's Oxford Exchange.
Also, love from abroad: The Scotland Herald, the Telegraph (UK), and Israel's Ha'aretz.
A foreword to the 50th-anniversary reissue of Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita + One day, even Putin will be senile. A review of a smart novel for the New York Times Book Review. + A Guardian essay about finding sanity in a restaurant kitchen. + An off-center take on St. Croix will appear in the January 2017 issue of Travel + Leisure.