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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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Deanne Stillman, "Desert Reckoning"
August 26th, 2013
Deanne Stillman is the author of
Joshua Tree: Desolation Tango
as well as
Twentynine Palms: A True Story of Murder, Marines, and the Mojave.
Here, she speaks with us about her fascination with the Mojave and her latest book,
A Town Sheriff, a Mojave Hermit, and the Biggest Manhunt in Modern California History
[VIDEO] Lillian Faderman, "My Mother's Wars"
[VIDEO] Sammy Harkham, Everything Together
[VIDEO] Jonathan Kirsch, "The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan"
Here in the Overdeveloped World: An Interview with McKenzie Wark
[VIDEO] Maggie Shipstead, "Astonish Me"
[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"
[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"
[VIDEO] Mary Otis, "Yes, Yes, Cherries"
[VIDEO] Tom Bissell and The Perks of Being a Dilettante
[VIDEO] Dan Fante, "Point Doom"
[VIDEO] Denis Wood, "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas"
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Marisa Silver on her latest, "Mary Coin"
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