About Theodore Ross

Theodore Ross's writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Harper's Magazine, Tin House, the Believer, McSweeney's, Saveur, the Mississippi Review, and elsewhere. He is an editor of Harper's Magazine and lives in Brooklyn.  This is a photo of his son, JP.

I’ve Got a Secret

I’ve Got a Secret
By May 29, 2007

It is 1984 and I am nine years old and ready for my first sleepover at the home of Manning Montagnet, an impressively freckled youngster and my fourth-grade classmate at the Christ Episcopal Day School in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. … Read More

Cambodian Surf Rock

Cambodian Surf Rock
By January 12, 2007

I first heard the band Dengue Fever at Zen Sushi, a restaurant in the Silverlake section of Los Angeles with the feel of an unused Kurosawa movie set. Fake bamboo and plastic shoji screens abound, and the menu features mysterious … Read More