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[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Murray Garrett

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Murray Garrett

THE CELEBRITY CULTURE in which we now swim, some would say drown, has accelerated far beyond what anyone awake in the 1950s would ever have imagined. Before the 24/7 global voyeurism of the Web, ...

[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"

[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"

Walter Mosley is an American novelist, widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, a black p...

PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

Colin Marshall speaks with Josh Kun, professor in the USC Annenberg School and co-curator of the Central Library's "Songs in the Key of Los Angeles" exhibition as well as City Librarian John...

Interview with Krys Lee

Interview with Krys Lee

  TOM LUTZ: Can we start by talking about your debut story collection, Drifting House? KRYS LEE: Drifting House started as a small group of stories and I didn’t actually see it as a co...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jimmy Nelson

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jimmy Nelson

JIMMY NELSON began his career as a photographer with a year-long walk across Tibet in 1987, at the age of 20. Since then he has worked in commercial photography and on journalistic assignments, while ...

[VIDEO] Mary Jo Bang, "The Bride of E"

[VIDEO] Mary Jo Bang, "The Bride of E"

Mary Jo Bang is an American poet and author of six books, including The Bride of E, Elegy, and The Eye Like a Strange Balloon. Her work has appeared in New American Writing, Paris Review, The New York...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Tom Hunter

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Tom Hunter

More from the Photographer Spotlight Series: EDWARD BURTYNSKY VALERIE BELIN SEBASTIAN COPELAND A lot of the photographers we’ve shown here have set off for distant zones to find their images...

PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"

PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"

Host Colin Marshall talks to author GABE DURHAM about summer camp and his new book FUN CAMP.    [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/111631071" params="" width=&qu...

Five Minutes with Glenn Greenwald

Five Minutes with Glenn Greenwald

LARB's legal affairs editor, Don Franzen caught up with Glenn Greenwald during his hectic day in Los Angeles and had a five-minute chat about Edward Snowden and the NSA, about his hopes and regrets,...

PODCAST:  Toby Miller on 'Greening the Media'

PODCAST: Toby Miller on 'Greening the Media'

Toby Miller on his new book with Richard Maxwell, Greening the Media (Oxford University Press, 2012).  Miller attempts to assess the full environmental impact of digital culture and electroni...

PODCAST #67: Edan Lepucki

PODCAST #67: Edan Lepucki

Colin Marshall talks with Edan Lepucki, staff writer at The Millions and founder of Writing Workshops Los Angeles. She is the author of California, a mid-21st century domestic relationship novel set...

[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"

[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"

Rob Roberge is the author of three novels, including More Than They Could Chew (2005), and a short story collection, Working Backwards from the Worst Moment of My Life (2010...