Ted Scheinman
Ted Scheinman

Ted Scheinman is a senior editor at Pacific StandardFollow him on Twitter.

Year of Great Books
Feb. 29 2016 3:38 PMA Triumphant FailureFor Sterne, the central fact of life is impotence. His hero is wise enough to embrace it.
Year of Great Books
Jan. 28 2016 3:13 PMLife SentenceIn the winding sentence that opens Tristram Shandy, Laurence Sterne encapsulates the rich, lunatic character of the book and its protagonist.
The Completist
May 8 2013 11:31 AMConfessions of a John le Carré DevoteeI read all 23 of le Carré’s novels. Here’s my full and complete testimony to Control.
The Completist
May 8 2013 11:30 AMRanking Le Carré’s NovelsWhich is the master’s greatest? And where does his new one fall?
Culturebox
Aug. 22 2011 6:48 AMVivat Latinitas!My lively summer speaking a dead language.
Year of Great Books
Feb. 8 2016 1:57 PMThe Man From UncleIn Praise of Uncle Toby, the Warm Beating Heart of Tristram Shandy.
Science
Sept. 11 2014 1:29 PMDid DNA Evidence Really Identify Jack the Ripper?Behind the hype is some shoddy forensic science.
The Completist
May 8 2013 11:30 AMWatching the WatchersJohn le Carré on screen.
Aug. 28 2011 10:41 AMCome for the Refuge, Stay for the EatsShelter hopping in North Carolina during the height of Irene.
Politics
Nov. 4 2008 10:20 AMAt a Loss for Words for Loss?Note to John McCain: Read this before conceding.