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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Engineer: William Mulholland and the Search for Water in Los Angeles
Golden Ages Past
Desire in a Drought
The Endocannabinoid Comes of Age
Can Jazz Musicians and Short Order Cooks Make You Less Narcissistic?
The Warm Equations
Excavating a Future
What Are Novels For?: Privilege, Race, and Shelter in Nell Zink’s “Mislaid”
A Visit to the City of Dada
How Cherokee Territory Became the “Deep South”
Everything Was in the Making
Signs and Wonders
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Sheeps and Dogs: On “Far From the Madding Crowd”
Radio Hour: Part Two with Bookworm’s Michael Silverblatt
The Afterlife of a Manuscript
What to Make of Heidegger in 2015?
Greening Justice: Can Disparate Actors Heed Pope Francis’s Call for Unity?
True Detective, Season 2: "The Western Book of the Dead"
Between Victimhood and Power: The Female Detectives of Television’s Crime Dramas
The Economics of Mad Max and Star Trek
Lies Like Truth: On Fiction, Reality, and Fictional Reality
The Melancholy Muse: Mylene Fernández Pintado on Stories, Sentinels, and Staying in Cuba
The Holy City: Charleston, A Remembrance
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Interview with Mallory Ortberg of “The Toast”
An Illusion of Everything Making Sense
The Page Unturned
Nina Simone in the New Millennium
Treasure Hunting: Maggie Mertens Interviews Huan Hsu
Live Through This: A Pioneering Rock Critic Looks Back with Love and Sorrow on the 1960s
A Father's Day Interview with Jerry Stahl
“We Are a Bunch of Remittance Addicts”: An Interview with Imee Marcos, Governor of Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Enigmatic Interiors: On Love, Death, Divorce, and Michael White’s New “Travels in Vermeer”
The “Cosmological Nothingness” of Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
History, the Closet, and the LAPD
The 56th Venice Biennale Exhibition: Meet the Curator
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The Escapes and Escapades of Rick James
Paul McCartney: The Wilderness Years
Duane Allman, Skydog, Explained
The Donald Fagen Papers
The Richard Pryor Show
Parker’s Theme: An Overture
Prince in Perpetuity: Touré's "I Would Die 4 U"
Race for the Prize: On Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland
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