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Los Angeles Review of Books
Late Start, Spectacular Finish: The Life of Penelope Fitzgerald
An Unabashed Tour d’Horizon: Media in the 20th Century
Susan Howe’s Telepathy
A Shadow of His Spirit
The Watcher and the Watched
Kafka’s Law or Dante’s Inferno?
Amateur’s Luck: Two Books Contemplate Music as a Hobby
Honeymoon, with Mermaids
A Novel at War with Itself
Before the Fourth Wall: Reading “New World Drama”
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Photographer Spotlight: Ken Schles
Auden, Rabelais, and “Charlie Hebdo”
A Death-Defying Love: Versions of the Orpheus Myth
The Bachelor Vernacular
LARB's Top 25 Most-Read Articles of 2014
John Rechy: An Interview
A Guide to Federal Surrealism: Fiction and the American Intelligence Community
Taylor Negron, 1957–2015
Hollywood Calling: Luise Rainer, Sally Hawkins, and the First Law of Telephone Scenes
Toward a Messy and Uncertain Grace
Still Fissured: Haiti’s Health System, Five Years After the Earthquake
Forgive My Father, For He Has Sinned
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The Violence and Music of Dorthe Nors
A Portrait of the Young Girl: On the 60th Anniversary of Nabokov’s Lolita Part IV—An Interview Series
Kristiina Ehin, Author of Walker on Water
Got It While She Could
A Portrait of the Young Girl: On the 60th Anniversary of Nabokov’s Lolita Part III — An Interview Series
A Portrait of the Young Girl: On the 60th Anniversary of "Lolita" Part II — An Interview Series
PODCAST #73: Tod Goldberg
A Portrait of the Young Girl: On the 60th Anniversary of "Lolita" Part I — An Interview Series
Studio, Gallery, and Cloud
“The Only Cure for Homesickness Is More Homesickness”
The Laurel Canyon Story
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The Anatomy of a Cheater: Junot Diaz's "This Is How You Lose Her"
Junot Díaz is a Dominican-American author. His fiction has appeared in
The New Yorker
The Paris Review
The Best American Short Stories
. He was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in New Jersey, and is a professor at MIT.
This is How You Lose Her
"He is a writer of fiction. He puts on masks for a living.": An Interview with Junot Diaz
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