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Los Angeles Review of Books
Up to Something
The Problem of the “Unencumbered Mind”: On Gender and Partition in India
The News Is Born
Feminism and the "50 Shades" Hangover
Hrabalesque: A Guide to Rambling On
An Essayist of the Old School
The Power of Prayer
Gary Amdahl’s Big Little Black Book
The Sacred and its Discontents: On Jenny White's Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks
Pregnant Pauses: Yelizaveta P. Renfro’s Lyric Essays
Painting World War I, Not Quite by Number
A Mixed Bag of Summer from Jillian and Mariko Tamaki
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[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Mazaccio & Drowilal
America’s Memory of the Vietnam War in the Epoch of the Forever War
Young Adult Cancer Story
Piety and Perversity: The Palms of Los Angeles
Fear And Trembling And Doom
“I Come From Erfurt”: Art and Darkness in the Dollhouse
On the Gaza Border
Hitler, Continued: Afterword from the Updated Edition of "Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil"
Let Me Whisper in Your Ear
The Difficult Bequest: A History of the Smithsonian
The People’s Scholar: Eric Hobsbawm in Fractured Time
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[VIDEO] Former star punter took a stand against the NFL
PODCAST #65: Geoff Nicholson
[VIDEO] Interview with Robert Coover
Five Questions and Five Answers with Dorothea Lasky
PODCAST #64: Lisa See
Unalienated Uncreativity: An interview with Kenneth Goldsmith
Flacks, Profiteers and The Secret World of Oil
Souvenirs of the Future
[VIDEO] Chip Kidd at the 2014 LA Times Book Fest
PODCAST #63: Geoff Dyer
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[VIDEO] Tao Lin, "Taipei"
July 7th, 2013
Tao Lin is an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, and artist. His books include
Shoplifting from American Apparel
Here, he reads from his latest novel
and discusses psychedelic mushroom orgies, the social customs of octopuses, and the Singularity at
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Dan Fante, "Point Doom"
[VIDEO] Denis Wood, "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas"
[VIDEO] Margaret Atwood, "Positron"
[VIDEO] Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
[VIDEO] Rachel Kushner, "The Flamethrowers"
[VIDEO] Tom Bissell and The Perks of Being a Dilettante
[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"
[VIDEO] Stephen Burt, "Belmont: Poems"
[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"
[VIDEO] PEN USA presents Nathalie Handal at Skylight Books
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