Thomas Elrod reviews Francesca Peacock’s “Pure Wit: The Revolutionary Life of Margaret Cavendish.”
Erik Blair explores what happens when audience members venture onstage to become part of what they came to watch.
Leif Weatherby reviews Matthew Coller’s “Football Is a Numbers Game: Pro Football Focus and How a Data-Driven Approach Shook Up the Sport.”
A Memoryless Hong Kong: On Shibani Mahtani and Timothy McLaughlin’s “Among the Braves” and Brian Kern’s “Liberate Hong Kong”
Joshua Yang reviews two new books on Hong Kong protests—Shibani Mahtani and Timothy McLaughlin’s “Among the Braves: Hope, Struggle, and Exile in the...
In the wake of his recent reconsideration, current intern Belén Yudess pulls up an article David Graeber co-authored.
Adam Mansbach writes about his experience growing up among antisemitism and hip-hop.
Deanna K. Kreisel reviews Andrew Leland’s “The Country of the Blind: A Memoir at the End of Sight.”
Rebecca Giordano attends Kate Berlant’s one-woman show in Pasadena and finds that, sometimes, bigger is indeed better.
Writer Nathan Thrall joins Kate Wolf to talk about his recent book, “A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy,” which was...
Michael Sandlin reviews Jason Ruiz’s “Narcomedia: Latinidad, Popular Culture, and the War on Drugs.”
Michael Downs considers the troubled state of the institution that preserves the work of H. L. Mencken.
Marie Catalano considers how sometimes all the artist has to do is see the art that’s always already there.
LARB presents an excerpt of Lauren Markham’s new book “A Map of Future Ruins: On Borders and Belonging.”
Katie Berta reviews Gregory Pardlo’s “Spectral Evidence.”
Come for the Gen-X indie film legend, stay for the 245-piece disposable Jack Sparrow tableware set.
Grace Byron reviews Anna Kornbluh’s “Immediacy: Or, The Style of Too Late Capitalism.”