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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Genetics of Genre, the Genre of Genetics
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
The Major and the Minor: Meghan Daum Bears Down
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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
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
Three the Hard Way: The Return of Sleater-Kinney
Disconnecting Acts: An Interview with Zygmunt Bauman Part II
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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
Lawyers, Liars, and the Art of Storytelling
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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
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[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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