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Los Angeles Review of Books
Fear and Lurking in Toronto
On the Notebooks of Count Giacomo Leopardi
Shooting Magical Bullets at PTSD
Fear of the Cold: Aki Ollikainen
No Wave Feminism
A Bronx State of Mind
T. Geronimo Johnson’s Racial Satire
Utopian Visions on a Wraparound Screen
Accidental Notes on the Syllabus
On the Other Side
Windy City Gothic: The Resurrection of “The Death of the Detective”
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Photographer Spotlight: Brea Souders
Radio Hour: ISIS propaganda; What is a public intellectual?
Tired of Living, Afraid of Dying: Horace McCoy’s Legacy
Radio Hour: Oscar-worthy acting & literary tourism
Photographer Spotlight: Lois Conner
I Am a Fucking Plagiarist
Falling in Love with Simenon
Iain Sinclair: A Life in Film
Acting and Impersonation
Words Are Stupid and All of Time Is Standing Here Before Us: On “Boyhood”
Radio Hour: Harper Lee, Literary Hub, & Fifty Shades of Grey
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Dead Man Walking
Interview with Michael Marder
PODCAST #75: Alain Mabanckou
Ching-In Chen at UC Riverside's 38th Annual Writers Week
At the Borders of Our Tongue
Utopia and Its Discontents
Unnerved and a Bit Delirious
Just Not Heterosexual at His Core
An Interview with Laura van den Berg on her novel “Find Me”
The Tao of Angelyne: On Temple Grandin, H. G. Wells, and Being “It”
PODCAST #74: Scott Timberg
Nationality Meets Sexuality Meets Reality
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Shapiro, the author of
Lawyers, Liars and the Art of Storytelling
(ABA Publishing, 2014), is the co-creator and writer of a new crime drama for Amazon Prime with David E. Kelley set to air September 2015.
Jonathan Shapiro's Articles on LARB
A Healthy Serving of Ellroy
Guilty as Charged
Words Matter: Marcia Coyle's "The Roberts Court"
Toobin's Pivot: Jeffrey Toobin's "The Oath"
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