In America Magazine's most recent issue you'll find my review of David Denby's Lit Up. Some additional thoughts—on Denby's project, and teaching while Catholic—that I didn't have room to fit in the piece:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Catholic school’s role in perpetuating our American meritocracy. It’s been an underlying theme of this whole blog, and I wrote about it most directly last year in a post on F.Scott Fitzgerald’s experience in a Catholic prep school. That post has since developed into a more polished article that should run in the near future in a Catholic periodical.