Jay Neugeboren

Jay Neugeboren is the author of 22 books. His stories and essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic, and The New York Times and have been reprinted in Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

Enough Already with the Trauma 

Learning to live with your inner mishegas

by Jay Neugeboren | Thursday, September 01, 2022

Whatever Happened to Frankie King?

A tale of Brooklyn, basketball, brothers, and madness

by Jay Neugeboren | Thursday, September 30, 2021

Delta Force

A Grandfather’s Tale

by Jay Neugeboren | Saturday, August 21, 2021

Our Posthumous Lives

So many important things must wait

by Jay Neugeboren | Monday, May 18, 2020

Trade Winds

I thought tenure meant I could retire with the team that drafted me

by Jay Neugeboren | Monday, March 02, 2020

The Ultimate Pawn Sacrifice

My brother’s life mirrored that of Bobby Fischer, the deeply troubled chess master

by Jay Neugeboren | Monday, March 06, 2017