Nathaniel Rich

Nathaniel Rich is an American novelist and essayist. In addition to Losing Earth: A Recent History, he has written the novels King Zeno, Odds Against Tomorrow, and The Mayor’s Tongue, and the 2005 nonfiction book San Francisco Noir: The City in Film Noir from 1940 to the Present.


ARTICLES FEATURING NATHANIEL

Grieving Earth

Olivia Schwob finds Nathaniel Rich’s latest collection, “Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade,” a little “too easy.”...


Suicide Missions

Historian Michael D. Gordin reviews several books in order to tackle the problem of deferred solutions — the fact that we seem rigged to defer suffering....


Fear is Fun: Nathaniel Rich’s “Odds Against Tomorrow”


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