Bob Dylan, "Shadows In The Night." 2015. Rudy Vallee, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan. Dylan carries the flame for torch singers on his grand new album.
Lost in Translation: Oscar, Bosie, and Salome 2007. Oscar Wilde's Salome in French and English
Dylan at Doubleday 2006. Bob Dylan and baseball in Cooperstown, NY
Bob Dylan, "Tempest." Bob Dylan's songs of innocence and of experience, 2012.
In The Waste Land of Your Mind: High Modernism Out On Highway 61. Bob Dylan and "Highway 61 Revisited," 2010.
Songs That Matter: The Band, "The Weight" (1968) a series on songs
"Revisionist Art." 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
“The Asia Series: Impressions” [art review], 2011.
“Lyrical Ballads: Bob Dylan Plays Lost and Found in a Border Town,” 2009.
“'The ladies would say that he looked like a poet’: Tom and the Selling of Louis,” in Incorrigibly Plural: Louis MacNeice and his Legacy (Carcanet 2012).
“Yeats and Women,” in Visions and Revisions: Irish Writers in their Time: W.B. Yeats (Belfast 2010).
"Philip Roth, MVP" Three early-70s novels of Roth’s reread from the collection, Philip Roth: New Perspectives on an American Author (Praegar, 2005)
"'Crushed again!'" – Wilde the Writer," in Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde Studies, ed. Frederick Roden (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).
"'Blue as the sky, gentlemen': Fitzgerald's Princeton Through The Prince," in F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century, ed. Jackson Bryer and Ruth Prigozy (University of Alabama Press, 2002).
NPR's On Point: "The Great Gatsby" with Jay McInerney, and A.O. Scott, 2013.
“Sincerely, F. Scott Fitzgerald,” BBC, 2013.
“F. Scott Fitzgerald at Princeton,” Princeton Alumni Association Great Authors Series, 2004.
Book reviews for The Spectator