Other Essays

A Theorist of (Not Quite) Everything” [David Cahan, Helmholtz: A Life in Science], New York Review of Books, 66, no. 15 (10 October 2019), pp. 29-31. 

Château Neuro” [Gordon Shepherd, Neuroenology}, Los Angeles Review of Books (30 December 2016).

"Flights of Fancy" [Richard Holmes, Falling Upwards], Harper’s Magazine, 328, no. 1964 (January 2014), pp. 82-88.

"Enlightenment: It’s What’s for Dinner," [E. C. Spary, Eating the Enlightenment], Los Angeles Review of Books (10 March 2013).

"The Tines They are A-changin’: A History of Table Technology" [Bee Wilson, Consider the Fork], Harper’s Magazine, 326, no. 1952 (January 2013), pp. 68-72.

"People Who Eat People" [Catalin Avramescu, An Intellectual History of Cannibalism], Los Angeles Review of Books (7 March 2012).