Bruce Falconer

Bruce Falconer is the Scholar’s senior editor.

Downsized Living 

Escaping the city, a writer finds contentment in a small town

by Bruce Falconer | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The Years With Jake

My unlikely friendship with the dean of Washington lawyers

by Bruce Falconer | Friday, April 12, 2019

A Reading List for the New Year

Books we admire from 2013

by Bruce Falconer | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A Rare Intelligence

How a spy novelist’s travels reinvigorated his work

by Bruce Falconer | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The Torture Colony

In a remote part of Chile, an evil German evangelist built a utopia whose members helped the Pinochet regime perform its foulest deeds

by Bruce Falconer | Monday, September 01, 2008

Eviction Noticed

Gentrification in Berlin shutters a bombed-out building where artists had squatted since the Wall came down

by Bruce Falconer | Friday, December 07, 2012

Big Muddy

The river before Mark Twain

by Bruce Falconer | Wednesday, December 01, 2010