My first book, There Is No Home For You Here, is forthcoming from Reaktion Books.

I am also continuing to write and publish essay-length works, some of which you can find here:


"After his wife was killed, a widower reflects on what needs to change: 'It's the guns'." The Guardian.

"A New Man Is No Good On Earth: The Great Cowboy Strike." The Brooklyn Rail.

"Identity and Its Discontents." The Brooklyn Rail.

"Class Clowns." Jacobin.

"Crossing the divide: my journey from an Ohio mobile home to New York City." The Guardian.

"On Being a Good Ally: The Handmaid's Tale and the Specter of Fascism." The Brooklyn Rail.

"Tycoons of Despair: Austerity, Aesthetics, and Sentimentality." The Brooklyn Rail.

"Donald J. Trump, or How He Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Establishment." The Brooklyn Rail.

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Class." The Brooklyn Rail.

"White, Rural, and Poor: On the Politics of Non-Identity." The Brooklyn Rail.

"The appeal of torture: what I learned from teaching a class on terrorism." The Guardian.

"Me, my brain, and hypochondria." The Guardian.

"I may have caused my father's death." The Guardian.