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Los Angeles Review of Books
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
Culture War: What Is It Good For?
A Ghoulish Glass Half-Full: Best Horror
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Photographer Spotlight: Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti
Radio Hour: “Valley Fever,” Revisiting John Barth, and the Golden Age of Comic Books
Response to Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee
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
Radio Hour: Karolina Waclawiak and Boris Dralyuk
On the Hoof, On the Barrel: “On Prime Cut”
The Cartoon Bodies of “Mad Max: Fury Road”
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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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William Knoedelseder spent 12 years as a reporter at the
Los Angeles Times
. He has also been a television executive, creating, managing, and producing news programs for Knight Ridder, Fox, and the USA Network. He lives in Woodland Hills, California.
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