He wrote the "Letter from Italy" column for The New Yorker and a series of mysteries set at a California racetrack.His writing for the Reader includes the following:
June 30, 1988, page 4 The Oval Truth (Del Mar racetrack)
Nov. 2, 1989, page 14 From the Shower to La Scala
Be sure to download stories to your desktop and zoom to read the text.
Feb. 10, 2000 digital story Janet, My Mother, and Me (Matt Lickona story on Janet Flanner - part of Murray's family)