Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider is editor of Killing the Buddha, an online magazine of religion and culture. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Magazine Society & Environment

Captive Meditation

The Prison & The American Imagination Caleb Smith Yale University Press, 2009 272 pp. $40.00 cloth Solitude can be a vehicle for liberation, or it can tear a person apart. To say nothing of sagely hermits—the American cult of reclusive individualism delivers at once intrepid pioneers and desperate housewives, mountaintop transcendentalists and deranged unabombers. As […]

By Nathan Schneider
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