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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Art of Cultivating Friends
Virtues of Grammar: The Science and Ethics of Style
A Literary Wolf
Work It on Out
Saving Spaceship Earth
Working the Beat on S Street
The Art of the Essay
Camp David: The Past and Future of Peace
The “System Change” Doctrine
OkCupid’s XOXO for Big Surveillance
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A Tale of Two ’Hoods: A Rap on Silver Lake
Home and History in the Fiction of Los Angeles
Laughing at “Gone Girl”
19th Century Paris: Terrorism's Training Ground
Speaking of Memory: Nabokov’s Folded Fabric
Photographer Spotlight: Stephen Wilkes
A Community Spine
From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Central: The Case of Hong Kong
From Outer Space, or Something: Fantasizing Capital in Contemporary Hip-Hop
Fall Sitcoms: A Dear TV Rundown
La Comédie Architecturale
The Ephemeral Real, Part VI
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Caitlin Doughty, Memoir of a Mortician
Interview with Krys Lee
“Drop the Pen!”: An Interview with Laura Poitras
Interview with John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats
David Mitchell, Unplugged
A World Carved from Words: The First Navajo Poet Laureate
Girls of Spectacular Culture
Stream of Pre-Consciousness
Chasing the Origins of Gonzo in South America
Fictionalizing the Past, Imagining the Future
PODCAST #70: Jim Ruland
No Exit for Derrida
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has contributed to
The New York Times
, among others. His debut collection of essays,
Friday Was the Bomb
, will be published by Dzanc in May 2014. He lives in Los Angeles.
Nathan Deuel's Articles on LARB
The Tender Underbelly of Soldiers: Phil Klay’s Lives During Wartime
A Life in Our Hands: Community, Crime, and Punishment
Ye Who Enter, Abandon Hope: Hell Is a Hospital in Lore Segal's "Half the Kingdom"
FICTION: NEW & NOTEWORTHY
A Former Soviet Union: Elliott Holt's "You Are One of Them"
Boats Are in Trees and Photocopiers Are on the Beach: Lucy Corin’s "One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses"
Total Eclipse of the Bar: Nathan Deuel on ‘Turn Around Bright Eyes’
Rising Temperatures: Maggie O'Farrell's "Instructions for a Heatwave"
Life in Beirut
How to Succeed — in a Van, and Otherwise
Finding Words For What Is Horrible: Aleksandar Hemon's "The Book of My Lives"
Fear is Fun: Nathaniel Rich's "Odds Against Tomorrow"
Getting Out of the Picture: On Being Nick Flynn
Take It From a Soldier: On Kevin Powers's "Yellow Birds"
In Praise of Nightmares: Josip Novakovich's "Shopping for a Better Country"
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