About samapple

Sam Apple's work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, and Slate.com, among many other publications. His first book, Schlepping Through the Alps, was named a finalist for the PEN America award for a first work of nonfiction. In 2005 he received the annual Faux Faulkner award. Apple's new book, American Parent, is on sale now.

The Sacrifice of Isaac (‘s Foreskin)

By June 16, 2009

The following is an excerpt from Sam Apple’s new book American Parent: My Strange and Surprising Modern Adventures in Babyland. Thirty minutes before the start of my son Isaac’s circumcision, I had almost everything I thought we needed for a … Read More