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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Shock of the New Normal
Seeds of Grass
The View from His Words
Foraging for Love
What Female Characters?
Bright Home, Dark Heart
Besotted: Writers and Their Dogs
The Other Vietnam Syndrome
Limits to Knowing
Marriage, Bennington Style: Ivy Pochoda on Susan Scarf Merrell’s "Shirley"
What Was Best About the World
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George Orwell Weighs In on Scottish Independence
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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Maurice Chammah is a journalist based in Austin, Texas, who has written for
The New York Times
The Texas Observer
, and elsewhere. More of his work is at
Maurice Chammah's Articles on LARB
The Journalist and the Victim
The Prison Show's Dilemma
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