A READER-SUPPORTED MAGAZINE
Los Angeles Review of Books
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
Andrei Bitov, Russian Politics, and Postmodernism
see all reviews »
Photographer Spotlight: Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti
Radio Hour: “Valley Fever,” Revisiting John Barth, and the Golden Age of Comic Books
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”
Neal Stephenson’s Ideal Forms
see all essays »
Science Fiction Author John Scalzi
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
A Life in Waves
No Civil War Reenactments Were Injured in the Writing of This Novel
The End of Us: E.L. Doctorow’s Last Warning
see all interviews »
Jobs at LARB
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"
comments powered by Disqus.
Subscribe to our newsletter for a weekly round-up of reviews, essays, & interviews.
Not a member? LARB is reader supported.
Join today and get LARB in print.