Michael Gorra
Michael Gorra

Michael Gorra teaches English at Smith. His books include The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany and, as editor, The Portable Conrad.

Books
Sept. 27 2010 7:00 AMNot Letting GoPhilip Roth explores the perils of decency.
Books
April 25 2010 8:15 AMThe Prime of Ms. Muriel SparkShe was as merciless in life as in her art.
  Life
Caixin
Aug. 31 2015 10:26 AM Unraveling Why So Many Firefighters Perished in the Tianjin Blast Lack of basic chemical safety regulations or even “willful neglect” may have impeded firefighters and contributed to their deaths.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.