Reviews and Essays
The New York Times Book Review
Review of Scott Hutchins's A Working Theory of Love, 11/21/12.
Review of Michael David Lukas's The Oracle of Stamboul, 2/25/11.
Review of Candace Fleming's The Great and Only Barnum, 12/4/09.
Review of Terry Pratchett's Nation, 12/5/08.
Review of Scott Westerfeld's Extras, 11/11/07.
Review of Michelle Paver's Soul Eater, 5/14/07.
Review of David Klass's Firestorm, 11/12/06.
Review of Lois Lowry's Gossamer, 5/14/06.
Review of D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths, 12/18/05.
Review of Nancy Willard's retelling of Milton's Paradise Lost, 11/14/04.
Review of M. T. Anderson's The Game of Sunken Places, 7/11/04.
Review of J. Patrick Lewis and Roberto Innocenti's The Last Resort, 11/17/02.
Review of two new editions of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 10/18/98.
"Genre Trouble," an essay on American novelist John Crowley, from December 2000/January 2001.
"Adam Thorpe's One Man Show," an essay on British novelist Adam Thorpe, from Summer 2003.
"Cubicle Gothic," an essay on the writing of Kings of Infinite Space, from April/May 2004.
"The Secret Lives of Men," an essay on British novelist Pat Barker, from Summer 2004.
"The Dreamlife of Rupert Thomson," an essay on British novelist Rupert Thomson, March/April 2006.
"Reading 'Anna Karenina'," an essay, 7/11/05.
"Destination: Whitechapel and Spitalfields," a literary travel article, 6/15/06.
"Destination: West Texas," a literary travel article, 7/31/06.
"Educational TV," a review of season 4 of The Wire, 9/20/06.
Interviews, Audio, and a Novel Excerpt
James Hynes's playlist of music from Next, from largeheartedboy, 3/9/10.
Stray Questions for: James Hynes, by Gregory Cowles on the Paper Cuts blog at the New York Times, 4/2/10.
Book Brahmin feature with James Hynes from Shelf Awareness (page down for interview).
"An Interview with James Hynes," by Michael Schaub, from Bookslut, June, 2004.
"Dirty Snow: Dismal Perfection," by Chris Lehmann, NPR's You Must Read This, 6/29/06.
"James Hynes' top ten Halloween recommendations," from MaudNewton.com, 10/30/06.
A spaghetti sauce recipe, from MaudNewton.com, 11/26/07.
JJLive From Prairie Lights, May 24, 2004: James Hynes reads from Kings of Infinite Space at Prairie Lights Book Shop in Iowa City.
James Hynes reads from The Lecturer's Tale on the campus of the University of Iowa, 2001.
"Mynheer Roggeveen Comes to Amsterdam," from Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 1994.