by Lisa Jane Persky

Tom Lutz

Tom Lutz is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is also the author of Crying: A Natural and Cultural History of Tears; Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in AmericaCosmopolitan Vistas, and American Nervousness, 1903: An Anecdotal History.