The Sacred and Profane

Athens & Heraklion, Greece

The graffiti splashed across the buildings next to the Agora felt appropriate now that our sacred institutions have become obscene and profane cries of resistance sound absolutely spiritual.

The Last Year of My Father

After receiving a lung and transforming himself into a grand old man, my father slipped suddenly from this world.

The Road to Somewhere: An American Memoir

“A tantalizing 21st Century cross between James Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, this remarkable and utterly original memoir heralds the arrival of a new and important American voice.” —Andre Dubus III