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Los Angeles Review of Books
Weird Ecology: On The Southern Reach Trilogy
The Longing of the Collector
The Curse of Byron
Guilty as Charged
This Endanger'd Isle
Empire, Empathy, and Identity
“Sincerely Most Sincerely”
“I Wanted the Reader to Feel Unsafe”: The Provocations of Christos Tsiolkas
What Are the Humanities For?
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Gilding the Small Screen: or, “Is it just me or did TV get good all of a sudden?”
The Ephemeral Real, Part IV
Worth the Trip
Parents, Teenagers, and the Books in Between
Afghanistan at the Brink Again: A Long-Term Solution to a Growing Crisis
Long Burn the Fire: On Political Order and Political Decay
Why Am I Brown? South Asian Fiction and Pandering to Western Audiences
Why We Need Anita Hill
Outlander: Season 1
George Orwell Weighs In on Scottish Independence
Network’s Darling: On "The Good Wife"
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PODCAST #69: Jonathan Lethem
Interview with Lan Cao, author of "The Lotus and the Storm"
On Culpability and Carrying the Gun: An Interview with Brian Turner
This Shirt Won't Change Your Life: An Interview with Sheila Heti
PODCAST #68: Sean Wilsey
Where We Are for the Time Being with Ruth Ozeki
[VIDEO] Interview with Cartoonist Ben Katchor
A Daughter’s Corrido: Maria Venegas Talks "Bulletproof Vest"
PODCAST #67: Edan Lepucki
The Condition of Possibility
An Almost Unheard Low Note
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I Am He As You Are He As You Are Me And We Are All Together
Hilton Als is an American writer and theater critic who writes for
The New Yorker
magazine. Als is a former staff writer for
The Village Voice
and former editor-at-large at
magazine. His books include
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