Cooking By the Book: 1. Craft

1. At some point in college, I became obsessed with cookbooks. This obsession with cookbooks coincided with two things—first, I…

Seacoasts of Dreams

One white-hot July morning, I took the train from Bologna to Ravenna. The train dropped me off at the foot…

Yellow Woman, 1

This piece first appeared in the JHI Blog’s June Reading Recommendations roundup. The first part of the text is more…

Bookshelf: The Dreamt Land

2020, overall, was not conducive to serious reading. I spent much of it glued to my glowing screen, staring gape-eyed…

Asides: (Not) a Living Wage

Earlier this June, Artnet News released the results of a survey of “more than 300 art dealers about the economics…

learning to taste

At some point in the pandemic year, I decided to transform my interest in wine into an intellectual interest. I…