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Juárez: A Documentary Mythology, The Guardian, September 3, 2014

Memory Politics,” The Nation, December 30, 2013 (on the legacy of Franco in Spain)

Man in the Middle,” The Nation, March 28, 2013 (on Philip Glass’s opera about Walt Disney)

No Man is an Island,” The Nation, January 28, 2012 (literature from the Malvinas/Falklands War)

The Horizon Artist,” The New Republic (The Book), June 6, 2012 (on Argentine novelist Juan José Saer)

On Paul Preston’s The Spanish Holocaust,Bookforum, June/July/Aug 2012

Unreal Images: On Javier Cercas and the Spanish Transition,” The Nation, June 6, 2011 (Spring Books Issue)

A Reign Not of this World,” The Nation, May 3, 2010 (on Uruguayan novelist Juan Carlos Onetti)


Dallapiccola and PucciniWall Street Journal, November 9, 2012

Eduardo Arroyo Reinterprets Van Eyck, Wall Street Journal, July 27, 2012

Late Raphael’ at the Prado, Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2012

James Coleman at the Reina Sofia, Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2012

The Life and Death of Marina Abramović,’ Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2012

Alain Platel’s ‘C(h)oeurs,’ Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2012

Iolanta and Persephone, Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2012

Lady Macbeth at Mtsensk, Wall Street Journal, December 9, 2011

Pelléas et Mélisande, Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2011

Elektra, Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2011

Tosca, Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2011

PHotoEspaña Photography Festival, Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2011

Lygia Pape at the Reina Sofia, Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2011

King Roger, Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2011

Pilar Jurado’s ‘Blank Page,’ Wall Street Journal, February 18, 2011

Iphigénie en Tauride, Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2011

Der Rosenkavalier, Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2010

In Hiding: The Life of Manuel CortesBookforum, September/October/November 2010

Is the Supreme Court Unconstitutional?,” The Daily Beast, July 14, 2009

Reflections of Eduardo Galeano,” Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2009