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Los Angeles Review of Books
Deep in the Dragon’s Veins
Acquittal Fails to Illuminate
A South African Novel about E.M. Forster
Bride of Deconstruction
I Fall to Pieces
Up to Something
The Problem of the “Unencumbered Mind”: On Gender and Partition in India
Fake Places: The Work of Edie Fake
Those Were The Days
The News Is Born
Feminism and the "50 Shades" Hangover
Hrabalesque: A Guide to Rambling On
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How Much Does "Does Poetry Matter" Matter?
It Gets Better: The Evolution of "Queer TV"
A U-Turn on Wilshire: Why Frank Gehry Should Design LACMA
"Geologic Time from Now On!": Lorine Niedecker's Lake Superior
Backroads Noir in the Australian Outback: David Michôd’s "The Rover"
Lily King on the Publication of Euphoria
[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mazaccio & Drowilal
America’s Memory of the Vietnam War in the Epoch of the Forever War
Young Adult Cancer Story
Piety and Perversity: The Palms of Los Angeles
Fear And Trembling And Doom
“I Come From Erfurt”: Art and Darkness in the Dollhouse
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Three Questions for Natalia Sylvester Regarding Her Debut Novel
[VIDEO] Former star punter took a stand against the NFL
PODCAST #65: Geoff Nicholson
[VIDEO] Interview with Robert Coover
Five Questions and Five Answers with Dorothea Lasky
PODCAST #64: Lisa See
Unalienated Uncreativity: An interview with Kenneth Goldsmith
Flacks, Profiteers and The Secret World of Oil
Souvenirs of the Future
[VIDEO] Chip Kidd at the 2014 LA Times Book Fest
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Jean Rhys, born Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams, was a mid 20th-century novelist from Dominica. She is best known for her novel
Wide Sargasso Sea
(1966), written as a "prequel" to Charlotte Brontë's
Wide Sargasso Sea
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