Joseph Rago, 1983-2017, was an editorial board member for The Wall Street Journal. He previously was a senior editorial writer and joined the Journal in 2005 as an assistant editorial features editor. Mr. Rago won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. He was a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he took a degree in American history and was editor in chief of The Dartmouth Review.
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Fiction chronicle May 2017
Sinners in the hands of an angry buddha
On Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, Autumn by Ali Smith, Universal Harvester by John Darnielle, Ill Will by Dan Chaon, & I’d Die For You by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Fiction chronicle November 2016
The kids those days
On The Girls by Emma Cline, The Nix by Nathan Hill, Prodigals by Greg Jackson, and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.
Features December 2012
The “Blog Mob” revisited
On the impact blogs and the Internet have on journalism.