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Los Angeles Review of Books
Yet Another Genre for Jane Smiley
Blaming the Internet Is Not the Answer
Why Pronouns Matter
What Happened: A Look at Joseph Heller’s Forgotten Novel
Unrealized Constraints in Love and in Literature
Beyond the Shadow of Samuel Johnson
Brave New Worlds
A Guide to Millennial Femininity
The Method Singer
Empty Beds, Empty Wombs: Life Beyond the Blueprint
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Radio Hour: McSweeney’s Crowdfunding and Tommywood
The Purist’s Dilemma: Spiritual Pollution in a Modern World
A Torrent of Punk, Techno, and Radical Art
Dancing with Michael Jackson
Radio Hour: Avenging the Armenian Genocide, #TwitterFiction Festival
The Destruction of Art and Antiquities in Our Time
Game of Thrones, Season 5: "Kill the Boy"
Shadow City: Migrant Workers in Beirut
Mad Men, Season 7: "The Milk and Honey Route"
Writing About Not Writing
In Defense of Margins
Writing While Muslim: The Freedom to Be Offended
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PODCAST #79: Grace Jung
Interview with Iconic Poet Nikki Giovanni
The Long Haul of Love
Interview with Robert Putnam, Author of "Our Kids"
The Hurt Business
Rules and Rituals, Time Capsules and Tap Handles
Writing for Kids and the End Game for the Bernie Gunther Series
The Burden and the Beauty of Loneliness: An Interview with Leslie Parry
Ruby by Cynthia Bond, Selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0
PODCAST #78: Sam Quinones
Don’t Call “The Sellout” a Ghetto Pastoral
Creatures of Ambiguity
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by David Degner
Carol Berger is an anthropologist who specializes in
Sudan. She is a former foreign correspondent, reporting for the BBC,
from the Middle East and
Horn of Africa. She lives in Cairo, Egypt.
Carol Berger's Articles on LARB
Egypt has a New President and Everything is Normal
Egypt’s Last Day of Democracy
Waiting for the Barbarians: Cavafy and Tahrir Square
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