Book Reviews

Columbia Journalism Review

Harper's Magazine 
Boston Review

Virginia Quarterly Review

The Criticism of Exhaustion: Wendy Lesser's Why I Read

L.A. Review of Books

Sacred Fever: Stuart Dybek's Ecstatic Cahoots & Paper Lantern

The New Republic

Sam Harris' Waking Up

Rain Taxi

Noam Chomsky's What Kind of Creatures Are We?

3:AM Magazine

Abstract Journalism: John Seabrook's ‚ÄčThe Song Machine


Mercury Magazine

Galaxies Outside the Atlas [pdf]

A Harbinger for Astrobiology [pdf]

The Phoenix

In Search of Boston's Worst Smell [pdf]

Five Dials

Glass House

Texas Monthly

How Texas Lost the World's Largest Supercollider

Virginia Quarterly Review

Sovereignty Under the Stars



In Defense of Jargon


The Problem With Science Writing

The Scientist

Talking Genomics

Five Dials

Source of Light



On the Genetics of the Seven-Sexed Tetrahymena March 27, 2013

On the Biophysics of the Clanger Cicada's Wing March 04, 2013

Nature Medicine

On the Impact of the US Sequester on TB Trials July 09, 2013


On the Neuroscience of the "Cocktail Party"  March 06, 2013

APS Focus

On the Role of Midair Collisions in Sandstorms August 02, 2013