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Los Angeles Review of Books
Corporeal and Incorporeal Machines
An Individual Miracle
Farewell to the Space Shuttle
Pistols at Dawn
The Engineer: William Mulholland and the Search for Water in Los Angeles
Golden Ages Past
Desire in a Drought
The Endocannabinoid Comes of Age
Can Jazz Musicians and Short Order Cooks Make You Less Narcissistic?
The Warm Equations
Excavating a Future
What Are Novels For?: Privilege, Race, and Shelter in Nell Zink’s “Mislaid”
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Sheeps and Dogs: On “Far From the Madding Crowd”
Radio Hour: Part Two with Bookworm’s Michael Silverblatt
The Afterlife of a Manuscript
What to Make of Heidegger in 2015?
Greening Justice: Can Disparate Actors Heed Pope Francis’s Call for Unity?
True Detective, Season 2: "The Western Book of the Dead"
Between Victimhood and Power: The Female Detectives of Television’s Crime Dramas
The Economics of Mad Max and Star Trek
Lies Like Truth: On Fiction, Reality, and Fictional Reality
The Melancholy Muse: Mylene Fernández Pintado on Stories, Sentinels, and Staying in Cuba
The Holy City: Charleston, A Remembrance
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Interview with Mallory Ortberg of “The Toast”
Social Acceleration and the Need for Speed
An Illusion of Everything Making Sense
The Page Unturned
Nina Simone in the New Millennium
Treasure Hunting: Maggie Mertens Interviews Huan Hsu
Live Through This: A Pioneering Rock Critic Looks Back with Love and Sorrow on the 1960s
A Father's Day Interview with Jerry Stahl
“We Are a Bunch of Remittance Addicts”: An Interview with Imee Marcos, Governor of Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Enigmatic Interiors: On Love, Death, Divorce, and Michael White’s New “Travels in Vermeer”
The “Cosmological Nothingness” of Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
History, the Closet, and the LAPD
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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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