Benjamin Anastas is the author of the novels An Underachiever’s Diary, recently re-released in paperback by the Dial Press, and The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor’s Disappearance (FSG), which was a The New York Times notable book. His memoir Too Good to Be True was published in October of 2012 by New Harvest/HMH. Other work has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, Bookforum, and The Best American Essays 2012. He teaches literature and writing at Bennington College and is also on the core faculty of the Bennington Writing Seminars.
Benjamin Anastas on the 9/11 Museum and the loss of history....