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John Epstein

John Epstein is a lawyer and writer based in Brooklyn, New York.

John Epstein appears in the following:

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: Has the Constitution Outlived Its Usefulness?

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Constitutional crisis?  Not yet.
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Harrison Salisbury, The Reporter as Witness to the Truth

Thursday, February 12, 2015

To be uppity, to be contradictory, is the essence of the American system of press freedom.
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Ariel Dorfman: Exile and Disappearance

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ariel Dorfman describes his and every caring person’s obligation to not forget those secretly killed by totalitarian regimes.
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Wallace Stegner and the Art of Fiction

Monday, December 08, 2014

See the thing as clearly as you can and try for the clearest, least obscured image.
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Robert Kiley, Underground Movements, New York’s Subways

Monday, September 29, 2014

He cleaned up the subways.
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Professor Laurence Tribe, The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It’s not embalmed in a time capsule of amber as though it was not meant to change over time.
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A. Bartlett Giamatti: Baseball as a Meditation and Narrative On Life

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Baseball as a metaphor for life.

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Nicholas Pileggi, The Mafia in New York City

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In a one-hour talk that has the easy-going feel of a conversation in a diner, Nicholas Pileggi provides an account of how the Mafia came to power in New York City.
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Paul Fussell: The Poetry of Three Wars: World War I, World War II and Vietnam

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Poetry and the fighting man.

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