Matt Sandler works at the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University and is writing a book about Black Romantic poets in the Civil War era. He tweets a little diffidently @mfsandler
Presidential Purgatories: George Saunders’s “Lincoln in the Bardo”
Matt Sandler on George Saunders's debut novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo."...
The world depicted in “Moonlight” is an internal colony, abandoned by the state’s supposed benevolence, and stuck serving its ends through suffering....
A Clanking Ride to an Uncertain Freedom
“The Underground Railroad” makes claims about history and the present that are much less straightforward than the hype around the novel would suggest....
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