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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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Matthew Brandon Wolfson
Matthew Wolfson is a writer living in New York. He holds a BA from Pomona College and an MPhil in political thought and intellectual history from the University of Cambridge.
Matthew Brandon Wolfson's Articles on LARB
Are American Politics Redeemable? Robert Gates, Hillary Clinton and Two Memoirs of Washington, DC
Tears, Fires and Evasions: The Sentimental Repackaging of George W. Bush
Aliens in the Homeland
Staring Clear-Eyed at the Culture: Joan Didion and the Postwar Deluge
What We’ve Lost and Gained: Aaron Sorkin’s Complex Nostalgia
The Last Company Town
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