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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Moments of Realism
Activists or Revolutionaries? Iranian Women in “Jewels of Allah”
How to Eat a Book
Wired for Madness? A History
An Aesthetic of Expansiveness: Drawn & Quarterly at 25 Years
Decline and Fall
Death and Other Holes: The Novels of Viola Di Grado
Mid-Career: Three Poets and their Fourth Books
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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
Rock Your World (Or, Theory Class Needs an Upgrade)
The Série Noire and Social Intervention
Et Tu, Too?: Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” and the Revival of Black Postmodernism
David Foster Wallace’s Closed Circuit
The Young and the Restless, and Laura Kipnis
Industry, Ingenuity, and Fracture: On John McPhee
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Drums and Loyalty: Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping’s Parallel Power Parade
Crying with the Cosmic Cowboy
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No Civil War Reenactments Were Injured in the Writing of This Novel
The End of Us: E.L. Doctorow’s Last Warning
A Love Letter to Los Angeles
The Falling Apartness of Things
Old Guys Have More Fun
A New Spirit in Israeli Culture
Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz
The Anthropoid Condition
PODCAST #82: Oliver Wang
Where Criticism Is Counterrevolutionary: Tania Bruguera on Cuba and the Fight for Free Speech
Charleston’s Psychic Landscape
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Jobs at LARB
has contributed to
The New York Times
, among others. His debut collection of essays,
Friday Was the Bomb
, will be published by Dzanc in May 2014. He lives in Los Angeles.
Nathan Deuel's Articles on LARB
The Tender Underbelly of Soldiers: Phil Klay’s Lives During Wartime
A Life in Our Hands: Community, Crime, and Punishment
Ye Who Enter, Abandon Hope: Hell Is a Hospital in Lore Segal's "Half the Kingdom"
FICTION: NEW & NOTEWORTHY
A Former Soviet Union: Elliott Holt's "You Are One of Them"
Boats Are in Trees and Photocopiers Are on the Beach: Lucy Corin’s "One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses"
Total Eclipse of the Bar: Nathan Deuel on ‘Turn Around Bright Eyes’
Rising Temperatures: Maggie O'Farrell's "Instructions for a Heatwave"
Life in Beirut
How to Succeed — in a Van, and Otherwise
Finding Words For What Is Horrible: Aleksandar Hemon's "The Book of My Lives"
Fear is Fun: Nathaniel Rich's "Odds Against Tomorrow"
Getting Out of the Picture: On Being Nick Flynn
Take It From a Soldier: On Kevin Powers's "Yellow Birds"
In Praise of Nightmares: Josip Novakovich's "Shopping for a Better Country"
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