The Truck

I understand why it has to be this way. I’m a parent, and I can understand. I imagine that I step outside of my house and see my five-year-old son...

A Gun Person

While getting ready this morning, I saw my 6-year-old son—we’ll call him little J—walking awkwardly around the house. He was shuffling sideways, with his knees bent and his hands in...

Speculative Bibliography

The following talk was delivered to the 1st annual meeting of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography in Charlottesville, Virginia, on May 24, 2018. I want...

A DH Dossier

On May 2 I learned that I have been recommended for tenure and promotion at Northeastern University. This was certainly welcome and gratifying news: the milestone to which I...

Title Words in C19 Newspapers

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