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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Shock of the New Normal
Foraging for Love
Bright Home, Dark Heart
Besotted: Writers and Their Dogs
The Other Vietnam Syndrome
Limits to Knowing
Marriage, Bennington Style: Ivy Pochoda on Susan Scarf Merrell’s "Shirley"
What Was Best About the World
The Arts, Paths, and Myths of Yoga
“Pick a side, we’re at war!”
Analog, Again: Jack White’s “Language Lessons”
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[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mona Kuhn
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
Blackout: Independent Journalism in Egypt Today, and the Case of Mahmoud Abu Zeid
Truth and Permanence in the Comics of Bishakh Som
When the War Is Over
The Rabbi Who Knew Too Much
In the Wake of the British Boom: The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
Corporate Noir, or This Job Is Killing Me
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[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
Eating off the Grid
Possessed, or Eavesdropping
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Evan Calbi is the co-editor of
L.A. Exile: A Guide to Los Angeles Writing 1932—1998
and co-founder of the journal
. Recent work has appeared in
Evan Calbi's Articles on LARB
A Walking Tour of V.S. Naipaul’s Miguel Street
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