Jason Diamond

Jason Diamond is the author of the memoir Searching for John Hughes. His next book, The Sprawl, will be published by Coffee House Press in 2020. He has written for the New York Times, Eater, The Paris Review, Pitchfork, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone and many other publications.

All Articles From Jason Diamond

Every Good Book About Fishing Is a Book About the Nature of Life

In "The Optimist," David Coggins presents the case not only for fly fishing, but living more deliberately in everything we do

Jonathan Ames Has Gone Noir, And He’s Not Turning Back

With his latest book, "A Man Named Doll," the humorist-turned-crime novelist offers up the best of both worlds

In Defense of Reading Biographies in an Era When They Reveal Nothing

The beauty of Blake Bailey’s 800-page book on Philip Roth is in the details

Gay Talese’s 40-Year-Old Treatise on Sex in America Is Still Just as Scandalous as Ever

“Thy Neighbor’s Wife” was supposed to help ignite a revolution. We're still waiting for it.

Robert Maxwell, Not Rupert Murdoch, Was the Real-Life Logan Roy

Archrival to Rupert Murdoch, father to Ghislaine and a timely reminder of what happens when wealthy men level their sights on the media

Kareem Rosser Is the New Face of American Polo

In his new memoir "Crossing the Line," Rosser charts his journey from a stable in Philadelphia to the Intercollegiate Championship

Excerpt: Rich Cohen Recounts the Time He Almost Beat Mark Messier

Cohen’s new novel “Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent” is out this week

What Is Lost When Youth Sports Are Treated Like Big Business?

In “Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent”, Rich Cohen revisits the sport of his youth to find that everything has changed

Stuff We Swear By: This Is the Best Weighted Blanket We've Ever Used

It took 39 years, but I’ve finally gotten solid shut-eye for several months in a row.

Why Ralph Lauren Never Goes Out of Style

For the number-one name in American menswear, the word "vintage" is baked in on a near-cellular level

Steely Dan’s Cynical, Moody Masterpiece Hits Harder 40 Years Later

"Gaucho" is an album about people who are all past their prime. We all feel that way right about now.

Why the Flask Is Perfectly Suited for Pandemic Drinking

Who needs a bar when I can walk around with some whiskey in my pocket?

Pick Up a Home-Only Cardigan for Maximum Fall Coziness

What, that old thing? That's my house sweater.

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Eat a Club Sandwich

Building one should be regarded as an art form, however

A Chat With Helen Macdonald About Her New Book, “Vesper Flights”

Macdonald talks action movies, nature writing and book covers from her home in rural England