Los Angeles Review of Books
The Relentless Cascade of Life: Urs Widmer’s Autobographical Fictions
Toward Incomparable Ways of Speaking: Gert Jonke’s Languages and Landscapes
Fueled by Sentences: The Uncanny Art of Karl Ove Knausgaard
Matthew Dickman Keeps it Together: On "Mayakovsky’s Revolver"
Justice “Lite”: What Everyone Should Know about the Military Commissions
All Clear Ahead: Muriel Rukeyser’s "Savage Coast"
The Femme Fatale and The Fly In The House of God
Jetsam on the Terminal Beach: M. John Harrison's "Empty Space"
Answers on a Postcard: Departures, or Some Accidental British Debuts
Delusions of Progress: Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual
The Secrets of Consciousness and the Problem of God
“Tangled in Death”: Richard Lange's "Angel Baby"
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Recapturing the World with Karl Ove Knausgaard
When Love Doesn’t Last: Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight"
A Poem for President Drone
You’ve Got the Wrong Song: ABC's "Nashville" and Country Music Feminism
Syria, On the Cusp of Hipness, Then Fading
Carousel Country: Of Power Wars and Populism in Argentina
Lost Causes: The Novels of Kim Young-ha
If the SAT Were a Key to All Mythology
Hollywood Bigfoot: Terrence Malick and the Twenty-Year Hiatus That Wasn't
Conversion Experience: Terrence Malick’s "To The Wonder"
How To Think More (But Not Better): Alain de Botton’s School of Life
Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece
Marx, Public Choice Theory, and the Utility-Maximizing Consumer
Untucking "RuPaul's Drag Race"
Dick Nixon, To Kick Around Evermore
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[VIDEO] Denis Wood, "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas"
Dirty Wars: An Interview with Jeremy Scahill
The "Who, What, and Why" Behind Guantánamo: An Interview with Jess Bravin
[VIDEO] Margaret Atwood, "Positron"
PODCAST #29: Nathaniel Rich, "Odds Against Tomorrow"
[VIDEO] LA Times Festival of Books: Ask the Authors
[VIDEO] Rachel Kushner, "The Flamethrowers"
Eternal Sleep: The Uyghur Shrines of the Taklamakan Desert
James Franco on His Adaptation of Faulkner’s "As I Lay Dying"
PODCAST #28: Anna Stothard, "The Pink Hotel"
Married Love: A Conversation with Tessa Hadley
[VIDEO] Marisa Silver on her latest, "Mary Coin"
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Laila Lalami on Hope
April 2nd, 2012
Laila Lalami on writing 'Hope & Other Dangerous Pursuits' in Southern California; 'Hope' focusses on Moroccans (and other Africans) attempting to cross the water bo
rder into Spain.
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