Essays

What I Learned About Sex on the Internet
Daedalus, Spring 2007

A Friendship Born in the Turbulent Age of Aquarius
The New York Times, January 17, 2006

Getting Naked in Print–The Art of the Highbrown Confessional
The American Prospect, March 1, 2004

Past Perfect Massachusetts
These United States: Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State Within the Union, edited by John Leonard (2003)

Searching for Treasure in Las Vegas
Salmagundi, Spring/Summer 2000, Nos. 126-127

When Baby Boomers Grow Old
The American Prospect vol. 12 no. 9, May 21, 2001.

Divorced White Journalist Seeks Love, Alimony Funds
A review of Falling: The Story of One Marriage, by John Taylor.
The New York Observer, March 8, 1999

In the Literature of Addiction, Life’s Always a Gamble
Boston Globe, June 27th, 1999

He treats life as fragile, to be handled with care
A review of A Sport and a Pastime and Light Years, by James Salter
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 2, 1986

Still the Babysitter, After All These Years
Barnard Magazine, Spring 2000