Ted Scheinman

Ted Scheinman has written for the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. His first book of nonfiction will appear in 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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.
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.
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Behind the Scenes
Oct. 29 2014 3:45 PM The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?