Michael Thomsen is a writer in New York. His work has appeared in Slate, Bookforum, The New Inquiry, The Believer, The Millions, and Kill Screen.
What did the Human Genome Project give us? Better shampoo, sure, but what about improving our lives?... MORE
Did the Bush administration’s desperate need to build up the military for the Iraq War lead... MORE
A country-hopping anthology of new European fiction, Heinrich Boll’s memoir of his boyhood under... MORE