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Los Angeles Review of Books
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
Kids in the Aftermath: Katrina in Young Adult Fiction
Taking Things By Surprise
What Rubbish They Publish
A Therapeutic Cartography
Fiction as Memoir as Fiction: Tomás González’s In the Beginning Was the Sea
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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Drums and Loyalty: Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping’s Parallel Power Parade
Crying with the Cosmic Cowboy
Murder Mysteries after the Death of the Author
Inconvenient Truths at LACMA: Sweeping Debt, Dealmaking, and Dubious Design under the Red Carpet
Uses of Displeasure: Literary Value and Affective Disgust
The Dream Redeemed: A Coda to the Same-Sex Marriage Struggle
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Taylor & Karlie & Lena: The Romance of Celebrity Female Friendship In the Feminist Selfie Generation
A Nice Hobby, Like Knitting: On Barbara Pym
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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
A Religion of the Text
Interview with Mallory Ortberg of “The Toast”
Social Acceleration and the Need for Speed
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Jobs at LARB
PODCAST #34: Tosh Berman, "Sparks-Tastic"
June 30th, 2013
Tosh Berman is the founder of TamTam Books and the author of
Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights with Sparks in London
Here, Berman speaks with host Colin Marshall about the band
, his travel memoir about "Sparks Spectacular," the band's performance of all 21 albums in 21 days in London.
PODCAST #33: David Shook, "Our Obsidian Tongues"
PODCAST #32: Jeff Weiss & Evan McGarvey, "2pac vs. Biggie"
PODCAST #31: Marc Maron, "Attempting Normal"
PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"
PODCAST #29: Nathaniel Rich, "Odds Against Tomorrow"
PODCAST #28: Anna Stothard, "The Pink Hotel"
PODCAST #27: Colin Dickey
PODCAST #26: Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
PODCAST #25: Jim Gavin on his collection "Middle Men"
PODCAST #24: Margot Lachlan White on her latest "Waking Up in Tehran"
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Rachel Kushner, "The Flamethrowers"
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