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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Shock of the New Normal
Into the Wardrobe
Town and Country: The Double Vision of Bogdan Suceavă
Blood in the Waters
Private Myths of the Bourgeoisie
The King Is Dead: Heidegger’s "Black Notebooks"
Beneath the Craft, Your Face in Mine Is Only Skin Deep
Seeds of Grass
The View from His Words
Foraging for Love
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The Posthuman Scar-Jo
Even the Toothbrush Has More than Two Paths: An Interview with Joseph O’Neill
[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mona Kuhn
A Tale of Two Summers
Adventures in Cultural Appropriation
The Ephemeral Real, Part II: The Passenger
After the Train Leaves Town: A Report from Ferguson
Football: The Lure of the Game
Blackout: Independent Journalism in Egypt Today, and the Case of Mahmoud Abu Zeid
Truth and Permanence in the Comics of Bishakh Som
When the War Is Over
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PODCAST #68: Sean Wilsey
[VIDEO] Interview with Cartoonist Ben Katchor
A Daughter’s Corrido: Maria Venegas Talks "Bulletproof Vest"
PODCAST #67: Edan Lepucki
The Condition of Possibility
An Almost Unheard Low Note
Three Questions for Désirée Zamorano Regarding Her New Novel
Unreasonable Standards: An Interview with Roxane Gay
[VIDEO] Interview with William T. Vollmann on 'Last Stories and Other Stories'
Reality Is Mayhem
Eating off the Grid
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12.21.1966 - Present
"People blame Los Angeles for so many things, but my own view is tender, forgiving. I love L.A. with all of my heart."
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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