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Los Angeles Review of Books
Up to Something
Feminism and the "50 Shades" Hangover
Hrabalesque: A Guide to Rambling On
An Essayist of the Old School
The Power of Prayer
Gary Amdahl’s Big Little Black Book
The Sacred and its Discontents: On Jenny White's Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks
Pregnant Pauses: Yelizaveta P. Renfro’s Lyric Essays
Painting World War I, Not Quite by Number
A Mixed Bag of Summer from Jillian and Mariko Tamaki
The Last Donut of the Night
The Timely History of a Timeless Story
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[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mazaccio & Drowilal
Fear And Trembling And Doom
“I Come From Erfurt”: Art and Darkness in the Dollhouse
On the Gaza Border
Hitler, Continued: Afterword from the Updated Edition of "Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil"
Let Me Whisper in Your Ear
The Difficult Bequest: A History of the Smithsonian
The People’s Scholar: Eric Hobsbawm in Fractured Time
The Painful Consequences of Liking Fake Subway Maps
Blood Soup: The End of "True Blood"
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[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
PODCAST #63: Geoff Dyer
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Jen Vafidis is an editor at Oxford University Press, and her work has appeared in The Rumpus and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, of which she is the deputy editor. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Jen Vafidis's Articles on LARB
A Scandal in Paradise: On “Top of the Lake”
The Anatomy of a Cheater: Junot Diaz's "This Is How You Lose Her"
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