RACHEL LUBAN

Below is some of my work. You can read my reporting for In These Times here and my reviews for Full Stop here.

ESSAYS

REVIEWS

ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

THE MEANING IN THE MARGINS

"S., House of Leaves, and Pale Fire treat metatext as mystery. But what's the purpose of the authorial mystery story, not the whodunit but the whoisit?"

THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME: THE END OF MEN, THE RICHER SEX, AND THE NOT-SO-NEW WORLD ORDER

"For all the talk of big flips and matriarchies, their vision is ultimately conservative."


IRRITABLE HEARTS: A PTSD LOVE STORY
MAC MCCLELLAND

"But many people, McClelland included, don't think she's really earned PTSD. Nothing bad happened to her, after all. She just saw something."

THROWN
KERRY HOWLEY

"Perhaps what the narrator's hunger for human sacrifice shows is that the tragedy of MMA (as of many contests of greatness) is that its heroes are not its winners."