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Los Angeles Review of Books
Weird Ecology: On The Southern Reach Trilogy
The House, The Story
The Longing of the Collector
A Truthy Critique of American Higher Ed
White People Problems: A Critical Response to William Deresiewicz’s “Excellent Sheep”
The Curse of Byron
Guilty as Charged
The Wisdom of the Pig-Keeper
This Endanger'd Isle
Empire, Empathy, and Identity
“Sincerely Most Sincerely”
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Gilding the Small Screen: or, “Is it just me or did TV get good all of a sudden?”
The Ephemeral Real, Part IV
Worth the Trip
Parents, Teenagers, and the Books in Between
Afghanistan at the Brink Again: A Long-Term Solution to a Growing Crisis
Long Burn the Fire: On Political Order and Political Decay
Why Am I Brown? South Asian Fiction and Pandering to Western Audiences
Why We Need Anita Hill
Outlander: Season 1
George Orwell Weighs In on Scottish Independence
Network’s Darling: On "The Good Wife"
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PODCAST #69: Jonathan Lethem
Interview with Lan Cao, author of "The Lotus and the Storm"
On Culpability and Carrying the Gun: An Interview with Brian Turner
This Shirt Won't Change Your Life: An Interview with Sheila Heti
PODCAST #68: Sean Wilsey
Where We Are for the Time Being with Ruth Ozeki
[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
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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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