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Of Good Horses and Bad Science
The Roughneck’s Lament
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
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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
Dialects by Design
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
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Deanne Stillman, "Desert Reckoning"
August 26th, 2013
Deanne Stillman is the author of
Joshua Tree: Desolation Tango
as well as
Twentynine Palms: A True Story of Murder, Marines, and the Mojave.
Here, she speaks with us about her fascination with the Mojave and her latest book,
A Town Sheriff, a Mojave Hermit, and the Biggest Manhunt in Modern California History
[VIDEO] Lillian Faderman, "My Mother's Wars"
[VIDEO] Sammy Harkham, Everything Together
[VIDEO] Jonathan Kirsch, "The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan"
Here in the Overdeveloped World: An Interview with McKenzie Wark
[VIDEO] Maggie Shipstead, "Astonish Me"
[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"
[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"
[VIDEO] Mary Otis, "Yes, Yes, Cherries"
[VIDEO] Tom Bissell and The Perks of Being a Dilettante
[VIDEO] Dan Fante, "Point Doom"
[VIDEO] Denis Wood, "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas"
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Marisa Silver on her latest, "Mary Coin"
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