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Los Angeles Review of Books
Corporeal and Incorporeal Machines
An Individual Miracle
Farewell to the Space Shuttle
Pistols at Dawn
The Engineer: William Mulholland and the Search for Water in Los Angeles
Golden Ages Past
Desire in a Drought
The Endocannabinoid Comes of Age
Can Jazz Musicians and Short Order Cooks Make You Less Narcissistic?
The Warm Equations
Excavating a Future
What Are Novels For?: Privilege, Race, and Shelter in Nell Zink’s “Mislaid”
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True Detective, Season 2: "Night Finds You"
Let It Fly: A Serious Half-Serious Proposal
Sheeps and Dogs: On “Far From the Madding Crowd”
Radio Hour: Part Two with Bookworm’s Michael Silverblatt
The Afterlife of a Manuscript
What to Make of Heidegger in 2015?
Greening Justice: Can Disparate Actors Heed Pope Francis’s Call for Unity?
True Detective, Season 2: "The Western Book of the Dead"
Between Victimhood and Power: The Female Detectives of Television’s Crime Dramas
The Economics of Mad Max and Star Trek
Lies Like Truth: On Fiction, Reality, and Fictional Reality
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Interview with Mallory Ortberg of “The Toast”
Social Acceleration and the Need for Speed
An Illusion of Everything Making Sense
The Page Unturned
Nina Simone in the New Millennium
Treasure Hunting: Maggie Mertens Interviews Huan Hsu
Live Through This: A Pioneering Rock Critic Looks Back with Love and Sorrow on the 1960s
A Father's Day Interview with Jerry Stahl
“We Are a Bunch of Remittance Addicts”: An Interview with Imee Marcos, Governor of Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Enigmatic Interiors: On Love, Death, Divorce, and Michael White’s New “Travels in Vermeer”
The “Cosmological Nothingness” of Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
History, the Closet, and the LAPD
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PODCAST #34: Tosh Berman, "Sparks-Tastic"
June 30th, 2013
Tosh Berman is the founder of TamTam Books and the author of
Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights with Sparks in London
Here, Berman speaks with host Colin Marshall about the band
, his travel memoir about "Sparks Spectacular," the band's performance of all 21 albums in 21 days in London.
PODCAST #33: David Shook, "Our Obsidian Tongues"
PODCAST #32: Jeff Weiss & Evan McGarvey, "2pac vs. Biggie"
PODCAST #31: Marc Maron, "Attempting Normal"
PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"
PODCAST #29: Nathaniel Rich, "Odds Against Tomorrow"
PODCAST #28: Anna Stothard, "The Pink Hotel"
PODCAST #27: Colin Dickey
PODCAST #26: Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
PODCAST #25: Jim Gavin on his collection "Middle Men"
PODCAST #24: Margot Lachlan White on her latest "Waking Up in Tehran"
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Rachel Kushner, "The Flamethrowers"
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