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Los Angeles Review of Books
Two Scenes from the Finnish Diaspora: Maria Takolander and Niina Pollari
Will Robots Inherit the Earth?
Representing Los Angeles: Nina Revoyr’s Lost Canyon
Coorie Doon: Dirda’s Year of Reading
Competition and Coexistence: A Pushmi-Pullyu Perspective
The Poetry of Environmental Disaster
Rusted Development: The Fight Against Corrosion Creep
Vladimir Nabokov, American Vagabond
Crisis on Earth-33!
Too Much Light
The Past Is Useless
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Photographer Spotlight: Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti
Radio Hour: “Valley Fever,” Revisiting John Barth, and the Golden Age of Comic Books
Unnatural Disasters, or Queering Katrina
Cold Opening: The Publicity Campaign for “Watchman”
Response to Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee
The Old Master: The Enduring Fascination of Elderly Sherlock Holmes
It’s Demand, Stupid: The Cause and Cure of Our Economic Travails
Corita Kent: The Big G Stands for Goodness
The Writer Postponed: Barthes at the BnF
The Odd Couple: On Political Dissent and the Remarkable Similarities Between Mark Twain and Yu Hua
Photographer Spotlight: Alice Wielinga
Tiny Guides on the Last Adventure: Doll Play in the Work of Jennifer Wynne Reeves
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On Publishing Peggy Freydberg
Science Fiction Author John Scalzi
Occasions for Wonder
Speaking of the Demonic with Dorothea Lasky
Flames, Too, Are a Form of Literacy
A 6,000-Mile Line
The Novel in Utopia
PODCAST #84: Jay Rubin
The Intervention Conversation: The Movement of Black Lives Matter
Three Questions for Luis Alberto Urrea Regarding his New Poetry Collection, “The Tijuana Book of the Dead”
Murder Is Revelatory
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How To Save Ourselves From Extinction (One System at a Time)
Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli American psychologist and winner of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He is notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, behavioral economics, and hedonic psychology.
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