Jonathan Clarke


Jonathan Clarke is a lawyer, essayist, and critic who divides his time between New York and Florida. He can be found online at

Boundary Wars

from Markets and the Good, Volume 25, Number 3

The only distinction that matters is between fiction work that lasts and work that doesn’t.

The Spirit of Appomattox

from By Theory Possessed, Volume 25, Number 1

Why is Shelby Foote's Civil War subject to so much contemporary debate?