Articles |  Books

Articles (Selected)

  • “Oriental Bloomsbury,” Modernist Cultures. Special Issue on Global Modernism. Forthcoming, 2018.
  • “Mansfield, Movement and Dance,” Katherine Mansfield Annual, ed. Gayla Diment, Gerri Kimber, et al. 89-106. Forthcoming, 2017.
  • “Laughter in Jerusalem: Eichmann, Brecht and Arendt,” Clio 45.3 (2017).  Forthcoming, 2017.
  • “Beckett, Proust and the Darkroom,” Journal of Modern Literature, forthcoming.
  • “Father and Daughter, Leslie Stephen and Virginia Woolf,” Journal of English Language and Literature, 62: 2 (June 2016): 177-94.
  •  “The Ethics of Transformative Texts,” Foreign Literature Studies, 38.4 (2016): 7-14. Wuhan University, China.
  •  “Oriental Woolf,” Affirmations: of the Modern (Australia). 4.1 (2016): 65-91. Special issue on transnational modernisms.
  •  “‘Count Me In,’ Comedy in Dracula,” Victorian Literary Cultures, Studies in Textual Subversion, ed. Kenneth Womack and James M. Decker. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, 2016, 129-152.
  •  “Roth @25: Publishing Goodbye, Columbus,” Roth After 80, ed. David Gooblar and Aimee Pozorski. Lanham, MD: Lexington, Books, 2016. 19-27.
  •  “The Bloomsbury Short Story,” Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 10.1 (2016): 5-19. Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
  • “Copyright , Empire and The Politics of Print,” Topia 93 (2015): 29-51.
  • “White Rain: 9/11 and American Fiction,” Canadian Review of American Studies, 45.2 (2015): 125-48.
  • “Apollinaire/ Stein/ Picasso,” Journal of English Language and Literature, 61 (June 2015): 173-191.
  • “‘The Nature of Fun’: The Late Essays of David Foster Wallace,” David Foster Wallace, Critical Insights, ed. Philip Coleman. Amenia, NY: Grey House, 2015. 209-20.
  • “The Fingerprint or The Photograph? The Fiction of Biographical Facts,” English Language and Literature 60.1 (2014) 59-76.
  • “Ezra Pound and MI 5,” Paideuma 40 (2013): 327-47.
  • “Philip Roth and Film,” Roth and Celebrity, ed. Aimee Pozorski. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012. 47-66.
  • “Boxing with Brecht: David Mamet and Bertolt Brecht,” Journal of Dramatic theory and Criticism, XXVI (2011): 103-24.



Cathay: Ezra Pound’s Orient. China: Penguin, 2015
Biography: Fiction, Fact & Form Biography: Fiction, Fact & Form. London: Macmillan, 1984
Joyce and the Jews, Culture and Texts. London: Macmillan, 1989
Leonard Cohen, His Life as Art. Downsview, ON: ECW Press, 1994.
Various Positions, A Life of Leonard Cohen. Toronto: Random House, 1996; New York: Pantheon, 1996.
Double Act, A Life of Tom Stoppard. London: Methuen, 2002; New York: St. Martin’s, 2002.
Ezra Pound, A Literary Life. London: Palgrave, 2004.
Joyce and His Publishers. Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 2005.
The Cambridge Introduction to Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.

David Mamet, A Life in the Theatre
. NY: Palgrave, 2008; UK: Methuen, 2008.
Leon Uris: Life of a Best Seller. Texas: U of Texas Press, 2010.
A Critical Companion to Philip Roth. NY: Facts on File, 2011.
Modernism’s Second Act, A Cultural Narrative. New York: Palgrave, 2013.



With Joseph Williams. Style, 10 Lessons in Clarity and Grace.  Canadian EditionToronto: Longman, 2005.
with Donald MacDonald. Golden Gate Bridge, History and Design of an Icon. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2008.
with Donald MacDonald. Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2012.
with Donald MacDonald. Bay Bridge: History and Design of a New Icon. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2013.
Placemakers, Emperors, Kings, Entrepreneurs, A Short History of Real Estate Development. With Herb Auerbach. Vancouver: Figure 1 Publishing, 2016.


Edited (selected)

Pound, Ezra. The Letters of Ezra Pound to Alice Corbin Henderson. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1993.
Collins, Wilkie. The Dead Secret. Oxford: Oxford World’s Classics, 1993.
Collins, Wilkie. Iolani; or, Tahiti as it Was. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1999.
Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams. Oxford: Oxford World’s Classics, 1999.
The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ, Press, 1999.
Pound, Ezra. Early Writings, Poems and Prose.  New York: Penguin, 2005.
Ezra Pound in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.