Matthew Fishbane

Matthew Fishbane writes about foreign affairs, culture and food. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Virginia Quarterly Review,, Outside, The Walrus, the Christian Science Monitor and others.

Recent Posts by Matthew

Killing the Buddha

Cathedral Center Court

Earlier today, Roger Federer came back from being down two sets to one to punch his ticket to a fourth consecutive French Open final. He’s never won it all on clay. On Sunday, he’ll be facing a Swede named Robin Soderling, a guy who before ejecting Federer’s nemesis Nadal from the tournament (in One of…

All I Ever Wanted

A skeptical vacationer laments the lack of cock fighting at Club Med.

Bedlam Backwards: My Haggadah

A family Seder where “Next year in Jerusalem” really means next year in Jersey.