Sebastian Stockman is an Associate Teaching Professor in English at Northeastern University. He has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal, among many other outlets. His essays have been "notable" selections in the Best American Essays and Best American Sportswriting collections. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
How to Forget: On Lewis Hyde’s “A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past”
Sebastian Stockman reviews Lewis Hyde’s “A Primer for Forgetting.”...
This Fan’s Notes: A Football Elegy
A lifetime fan confronts the NFL’s history of concussion denial and cover-ups...
You Had to Like It: Rereading Red Smith
“You had to like it” would have been an apt alternate title for the Library of America’s American Pastimes: The Very Best of Red Smith....
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