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.”
Christina Fogarasi reviews Anna Kornbluh’s “Immediacy: Or, the Style of Too Late Capitalism.”
Meet me at the coastal indie sleaze–themed comedy show/birthday warehouse party in Downtown Los Angeles?
Laurent Dubois reviews two new books on Haiti’s past and present: Marlene L. Daut’s “Awakening the Ashes: An Intellectual History” and Jake Johnston’s...
Melissa Chan reviews “Zodiac” by Ai Weiwei.
1:1 invites writers to reflect on a single work of art with focus, care, and imagination to expand how we view, receive, and write about art.
Philippa Snow examines the anti-heroism offered by Bravo’s reality show “Vanderpump Rules.”