With Love and Squalor: 14 Writers Respond to the Work of J.D.
"Some humdinging stuff, as much tortured fun as their subject."
Before and After: Stories From New York.
(Mr. Beller's Neighborhood Books/ W.W. Norton, 2002)
"The essays are gorgeous, alternately sad
and funny...(a) richly human collection"
"Before and After: Stories From New York
vividly captures the fissure of a place suddenly and utterly transformed...
It's hard to imagine a more appropriate or more moving collection of
"Brief and memorable epitomes of the urban
encounter: a transporting collection."
Personals: Dreams and Nightmares From the Lives of Twenty Young Writers.
(Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
"Set against backdrops as varied as old-money
New York, the rural Midwest, Vietnam and Cambodia, the pieces are shot
through with similar themes: relationships that crash and burn, unexpected
pregnancies, addiction to drugs and other forms of self-destruction,
lives in emotional and geographical transit."