Tony Daniel Reviews Master Essayist John McPhee’s Latest Collection, ‘The Patch,’ at the Federalist

Tony Daniel reviews essay collection The Patch, by John McPhee, and discusses McPhee’s work in general, which has been highly influential on Tony. Read Tony’s piece here.

Tony Daniel Pens Tribute to Great SF Writer Gene Wolfe at the ‘Federalist’

 Gene Wolfe died recently at age 87. Tony Daniel says Wolfe was a major influence on him, and one of the greats of American letters. Tony writes in the piece: “I’m quite sure that Wolfe’s reputation will recover… Read More

Tony Daniel Retrospective on the Astonishing Literary Legacy of James Michener at ‘The Federalist’

  Tony Daniel says that the venerable best-selling author of historical fiction has gotten a bad rap in literary circles as Michener’s rejection of postmodernism has given rise to jaded and unfair judgments of his epic storytelling. “Reconsidering… Read More

Retrospective on the Great V.S. Naipaul by Tony Daniel at the ‘Federalist’

Tony Daniel says that with the death of the Nobel Prize winning author, we’ve lost a great writer who both valued civilization, and saw the world as it is, not how he wished it to be. Tony also… Read More

Tony Daniel Pens Tribute to Tom Wolfe, Novelist and Journalist Extraordinaire, at ‘The Federalist’

Tony Daniel’s tribute to the late Tom Wolfe, who was one of Tony’s favorite writers and a big influence, appears at The Federalist. Read the essay here.