Anne Margaret Daniel
F. Scott Fitzgerald, "I'd Die For You" And Other Lost Stories
The last complete unpublished stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, edited by me. Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Olivia Shakespear, "Beauty's Hour" (1896)
Edited and introduced by me. A lovely book I'm proud to see back in print.
Where I write about music and related matters
Where I write about baseball, plays, poems, movies, music, and, occasionally, other things.
Peaches and Scottie Go to Hollywood (to visit Scott Fitzgerald), 1938
from the Times Literary Supplement, December 29, 2014
Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood, 1927, as drawn by Zelda
from the Times Literary Supplement, May 18, 2012
Bob Dylan and Basement Tapes Old and New
cover story for No Depression, October 30, 2014
Songs That Matter: The Band, "The Weight" (1968)
My new series on songs for the Huffington Post
NPR's On Point: "The Great Gatsby"
please listen to Jay McInerney, A.O. Scott, and me talking about Gatsby
Modern Times: Baz Luhrmann's "Gatsby"
full movie review of "The Great Gatsby" (2013) for Hot Press
Leonard Lopate's Book Club and BBC World Book Club, "The Great Gatsby," May 6, 2013
Hear our broadcast about "The Great Gatsby" with Jay McInerney and me on the BBC World Book Club, May 5th, 2013; and on the Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, May 6th, 2013.
Bob Dylan's covers at Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue. (ISIS, December 3, 2012)
Bob Dylan, "Tempest."
A preview of a remarkable new record (Hot Press, August 17, 2012).
Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby," and "GATZ" onstage in Princeton, December 2011
Liam Clancy's farewell to New York
The Irish Echo, January 5, 2010
Redheaded singers, real or not, in The New York Times
The Last Words Scott Fitzgerald Ever Wrote
F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Brief Biography
Scott, American dreamer
Irish nights: why I love my job
I'd Die For You and Other Lost Stories
F. Scott Fitzgerald. A novel. Redheads.
Bob Dylan, "Shadows In The Night."
Rudy Vallee, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan. Dylan carries the flame for torch singers on his grand new album.
David Tennant, Shakespeare, and Richard II
The RSC at the Barbican, London, ends 2013 and begins 2014 radiantly.
Dylan at Doubleday
Bob Dylan and baseball in Cooperstown, NY
Arthur Symons and "The Savoy."
From Literary Imagination (2005).
Lost in Translation: Oscar, Bosie, and Salome
Oscar Wilde's Salome in French and English
"Philip Roth, MVP"
Three early-70s novels of Roth’s reread.
In The Waste Land of Your Mind: High Modernism Out on Highway 61
Bob Dylan and "Highway 61 Revisited," 1965
Bob Dylan, "Tempest."
Bob Dylan's songs of innocence and of experience. (Reviewed for ISIS Magazine, September 5, 2012.)
"The Ladies Would Say he Looked Like a Poet:" T. S. Eliot and the Selling of Louis MacNeice
Louis MacNeice, T.S. Eliot, High and low Modernism, and a long friendship
Arthur Symons and "The Savoy"
Aubrey Beardsley welcomes you to "The Savoy," 1896
Arthur Symons and "The Savoy," 1896
Symons, Yeats, and the remarkable literary magazine they made
Symons, indefatigable editor and champion of symbolism