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Los Angeles Review of Books
Empire, Empathy, and Identity
The Shock of the New Normal
Into the Wardrobe
The Lost and the Found
Driving Toward the Chinese Dream
Town and Country: The Double Vision of Bogdan Suceavă
The Blighted Beauty of America’s Sport
Blood in the Waters
Private Myths of the Bourgeoisie
The King Is Dead: Heidegger’s "Black Notebooks"
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The Ephemeral Real, Part III: Get Carter
The Manipulators: Facebook’s Social Engineering Project
The Posthuman Scar-Jo
Even the Toothbrush Has More than Two Paths: An Interview with Joseph O’Neill
[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mona Kuhn
A Tale of Two Summers
Adventures in Cultural Appropriation
The Ephemeral Real, Part II: The Passenger
After the Train Leaves Town: A Report from Ferguson
Football: The Lure of the Game
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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
Three Questions for Désirée Zamorano Regarding Her New Novel
Unreasonable Standards: An Interview with Roxane Gay
[VIDEO] Interview with William T. Vollmann on 'Last Stories and Other Stories'
Reality Is Mayhem
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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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