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Los Angeles Review of Books
Top Five, Dead or Alive
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely, Doctor: On Epigenetics, Placebos, and “The Lost Art of Healing”
Of Love and Politics
A Lady’s Vindication: “Lady Byron and Her Daughters” Attempts to Set the Record Straight
A Life in Torment
The Selling of “Main Street America”: On Daniel de Visé’s Andy & Don
The Art of Administration: On Greg Barnhisel’s “Cold War Modernists”
Women of the Highest Court
On Killing Dogs
An Operational Advantage
An Enduring Response to Injustice
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Radio Hour: Podcast Mogul Andy Bowers and Comedian Bonnie McFarlane
The New Correct: Freedom of Expression on Campus
Chaos Ex Machina: On the Plays of Joyelle McSweeney
Photographer Spotlight: Soham Gupta
The American Action Auteur
Radio Hour: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Debut Novel, the Villainy of Tom Sawyer, and Donald Trump
Are We Not Kardashians?: On "The People v. OJ Simpson"
Louis C.K.'s "Horace and Pete," Episode 1
Journeys to the East, “Journey to the West”
Space Jew, or, Walter Benjamin Among the Stars
The Philosophy of Ai Weiwei (From Andy Warhol and Back Again)
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John Rechy in Conversation with Tom Lutz
Playing with Time: A Conversation with Tessa Hadley
Haunted: A Conversation with Rob Roberge
The Canvas Is Limitless
In the End, You’re the Property of the Airports: Robyn Hitchcock Flies On
Behind the Smile: A Story of Carol Moseley Braun’s Historic Senate Campaign
A Long, Complicated War
Telling the Damn Truth
I Need to Know Everything About You: Melissa Chadburn with Carmiel Banasky
Longing for Something Different
The Willful Detective
The Amazing Gorilla: An Interview with Rusty Morrison
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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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