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Eternity ShuffleBottom, Cuckolds, and The Descent of Man: Vlad the Impaler Dougies in Cambridge

This week I thought I’d write about one of our country’s great national pastimes – one that spans the centuries, gathers the family around its lush field of dreams, and courses through our very being. Now, those of you who don’t like sports or – more understandably –
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Why It Makes Sense To Name Sandy After One Of Us

Staring out at the calm waters of the Hudson River this morning, I recalled a short piece I wrote almost twenty years ago. It was titled The Machining of Nature and reflected on technology and architecture following the 1993 flood of the Mississippi River. Among other post-flood tales
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The Brooklyn Rail & As It Is On Earth

I’m not sure what to make of being called a ‘renaissance man’ in the September issue of The Brooklyn Rail. Surely it is flattering, and I greatly appreciated Scott Cheshire’s (author of the debut novel High as the Horses’ Bridles, forthcoming from Henry H
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Interview with Peter Wheelwright in Metropolis Magazine

Susan S. Szenazy interviewed me for Metropolis Magazine
A few years back, Susan S. Szenasy interviewed me for Metropolis Magazine, the New York City-based magazine of architecture, culture, and design. At the time, Susan was the editor of Metropolis. She is also the author of several books on design, and a co-founder of R.Dot (Rebuild Down
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Why I Wrote As It Is on Earth

As It Is On Earth actually began as a short story that I wrote 15 years ago. I was teaching architecture at Parsons and used to sneak over to take a New School creative writing class after work. The professor was the writer Peter Sourian. He read the story, A Brother’s Meas
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