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Los Angeles Review of Books
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
Find this, Americans, and get it into your bones
What Can “Go Set a Watchman” Teach Us That “To Kill a Mockingbird” Cannot?
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Radio Hour: “Valley Fever,” Revisiting John Barth, and the Golden Age of Comic Books
Photographer Spotlight: Alice Wielinga
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
Sunshine and Noir: The Architecture of Peter Zumthor and the New Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Late L’Engle: The Wrinkles of Time, Redeemed
Taking the Waters in Desert Hot Springs
Don’t Settle: The Journalist in the Shadow of the Commercial Web
Selling Out the Newspaper Comic Strip
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Science Fiction Author John Scalzi
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
A Love Letter to Los Angeles
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Jobs at LARB
09.28.1953 - Present
"Sometimes I feel like a writer, sometimes I just feel like a snitch."
PODCAST #48: Jerry Stahl, "Bad Sex on Speed" / "Happy Mutant Baby Pills"
November 20th, 2013
Host Colin Marshall speaks to JERRY STAHL about his latest books,
Bad Sex on Speed
Happy Mutant Baby Pills
PODCAST #47 Michael Krikorian, "Southside"
PODCAST #46: Keenan Norris, "Brother and the Dancer"
PODCAST #45: Maria Bustillos, Cord Jefferson, and Ander Monson
PODCAST #44: Nick Antosca, "The Girlfriend Game"
PODCAST #43: Leslie Cockburn, "Baghdad Solitaire"
PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles
PODCAST #36: David Iserson, "Firecracker"
PODCAST #35: Loren Glass, "Counterculture Colophon"
PODCAST #34: Tosh Berman, "Sparks-Tastic"
PODCAST #54: Attica Locke
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