Will Boast is the author of a story collection, Power Ballads, a memoir, Epilogue, and a novel, Daphne. His short fiction, reporting, and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, the Guardian, Glimmer Train, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, among other publications. He has held fellowships from Stanford University and the American Academy in Rome and teaches on the core fiction and nonfiction faculty at the University of Chicago.
Rhetorical Questions: On “Long Live Latin” and the Evolution of Style
Will Boast roams through Nicola Gardini’s “Long Live Latin,” translated from the Italian by Todd Portnowitz....