The notion of a sixtyish man in that important a position suffering like a 14-year-old girl is probably more true to life than I might wish, but it makes me so uncomfortable that I just cannot enjoy the story.

An Agent Who Rejected the Novel

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“When Religion Pollutes” Presentation at Harvard

It was an honor to present my paper, “When Religion Pollutes,” which is an offshoot of my book on religious practices that harm the environment (out in Spring of 2016 from Beacon Press) at the recent Petrie-Flom Center’s conference on religion, law,...

“Tuttle in the Balance” available for pre-order

My debut novel “Tuttle in the Balance,” which will be published on December 7th, can be pre-ordered here.  Because it’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays. Weird that Amazon says the book will weigh 1.7 pounds when it doesn’t...

My Favorite Rejection

In case you’re not excited enough about my forthcoming novel “Tuttle in the Balance,” about a Supreme Court Justice having a late mid-life crisis, here’s my a quote from my favorite rejection that I got from an agent: “The notion of a...

Update: Timing of the Books and 2015 Conferences

Well, first of all, we just got back from a two week journey around Patagonia, so here’s a picture of me and a penguin: It looks like my God is Not Always Green: When Religious Practice and Environmentalism Collide will not be published until Spring of 2016,...

Environmental Law Talk at UBA

On December 12th I had the honor of speaking at the Third Argentine Environmental Law Congress, held at the University of Buenos Aires.  Thanks to the nice people at the US Embassy and the Argentine Supreme Court for arranging the talk–it was fun talking about...

Four Upcoming Talks in Buenos Aires

One of the fun things about being a Fulbright fellow is that the State Department will set up talks for you to give around town.  When I was in Krakow last time around, I got to do a few talks in Warsaw, including one in front of a couple of justices of the...