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Los Angeles Review of Books
Empire, Empathy, and Identity
The Shock of the New Normal
Into the Wardrobe
The Lost and the Found
Driving Toward the Chinese Dream
Town and Country: The Double Vision of Bogdan Suceavă
The Blighted Beauty of America’s Sport
Blood in the Waters
Private Myths of the Bourgeoisie
The King Is Dead: Heidegger’s "Black Notebooks"
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The Manipulators: Facebook’s Social Engineering Project
The Posthuman Scar-Jo
Even the Toothbrush Has More than Two Paths: An Interview with Joseph O’Neill
[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mona Kuhn
A Tale of Two Summers
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
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PODCAST #68: Sean Wilsey
[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
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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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