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Los Angeles Review of Books
Of Good Horses and Bad Science
The Apotheosis of Envy
The Hilarity of Evil
The Genetics of Genre, the Genre of Genetics
I Am Revolted from the Inside
The Fight for America’s Classrooms
Living the Life of Allegory
Music and Lyric: On Poe’s Poetry
Fear and Loathing in Freetown
Lovely Bones: The Contested Invention of the Unknown Soldier
A Child Unkennelled
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The Real Mr. Difficult, or Why Cthulhu Threatens to Destroy the Canon, Self-Interested Literary Essayists, and the Universe Itself. Finally.
We Need To Talk About Tyrion: How HBO Failed George R. R. Martin’s Iconic Character
Echo of Thunder: Earthquakes Swarm and Another Wild Horse Herd Is Disappeared
The Gospel of Paul
“I Don’t Want to See That”: Ethics and Exploitation in “The Comeback” and “Nathan For You”
The Viral Imagination
Paris Envy: Frank Gehry’s Vuitton Foundation
Bebop/Silence: On Hickey & Boggs
On John Williams’s Novel “Augustus”: A Conversation
Hide Your Smiling Faces and the Ownership of Public Deaths
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Five Minutes with Bryan Stevenson
PODCAST #72: Mona Simpson
A Funny Process
We’re in This Barroom Brawl Together
An Interview with Andrew Lipstein, Digital Publisher
Stephin Merritt's 101 Two-Letter Words
A New Collection of California Prose
Fun, Fury, and the American Studies Association
PODCAST #71: Craig Davidson
Blank Space on the Family Tree
Caitlin Doughty, Memoir of a Mortician
The Love Letters of Heinrich Himmler
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Shaun Randol is the founder and editor in chief of
. He is also an Associate Fellow at the World Policy Institute in New York City, and a member of the National Books Critics Circle.
Shaun Randol's Articles on LARB
Chaos Theory: An Interview with Nick Bilton About "Hatching Twitter"
Rebel with a Cause: An Interview with Carne Ross
The Art of Bravery: An Interview with Salman Rushdie
Mass Shootings, America’s Gun Culture and the Way Forward: A Conversation with Paul Barrett
Private Equity Planet: Jason Kelly on 'The New Tycoons'
Happiness Is A Warm Glock: Paul Barrett on America’s Gun
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