Scott W. Stern is a lawyer and historian, originally from Pittsburgh. He is the author of The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison "Promiscuous" Women (2018). His writing has also appeared in the New Republic, Washington Post, Time Magazine, Teen Vogue, Boston Review, and Lapham's Quarterly, as well as half a dozen scholarly journals.
Bending Toward the Storm: On Andy Horowitz’s “Katrina: A History, 1915–2015”
Scott Stern reviews a new book that unpacks New Orleans’s history of mishandling storm readiness....