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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
Facing the Intolerable
A Subtle Weave of Layers
The Junk Artist
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We Need To Talk About Tyrion: How HBO Failed George R. R. Martin’s Iconic Character
“I Don’t Want to See That”: Ethics and Exploitation in “The Comeback” and “Nathan For You”
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
The Sick and the Tired
Photographer Spotlight: Guy Webster
The Human in University Education
Terror at the Opera: Klinghoffer and the Extremists
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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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PODCAST #26: Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
April 18th, 2013
Matthew Specktor is the Senior Fiction Editor at
Los Angeles Review of Books.
He is the author of three books.
Here, he discusses his latest,
American Dream Machine
host Colin Marshall.
Fabulous Monsters: Matthew Specktor’s "American Dream Machine"
Positions of Privilege
The Questionnaire: Matthew Specktor
PODCAST #25: Jim Gavin on his collection "Middle Men"
PODCAST: Jonathan Lethem on Talking Heads' Fear of Music
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