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Los Angeles Review of Books
Sex and the Sacred Text: Michelle Tea on the Republication of Eileen Myles’s “Chelsea Girls”
Not a Donkey
The Spyglass and the Astronomer: Seeing Galileo in Perspective
Environmentalism as a Religious Idea
Language and the Postapocalyptic World
From the Globe to the Brain and Back
Noir, the Hipster, and the Myth of New Orleans
A Portrait of Marriage in Two Parts
An All or Nothing Gamble: Václav Havel and His Spiritual Revolution
Ferrante and Her Fourth and Final Neapolitan Novel
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Photographer Spotlight: Paolo Pellegrin & Alex Majoli
Radio Hour: Flannery O’Connor, Henri Coulette, and Angela Flournoy
Photographer Spotlight: Mick Rock Shoots David Bowie
Straight Outta Compton: The Profound in the Profane
Hollywood’s Radio Edit
Radio Hour: Amy Uyematsu, Peter Lefcourt, and the Darkest Book Ever Written
A New Golden Age Part I: Why Your Grandparents Lived Larger than You Do
South African Feminism, Lady Gaga, and the Flight Toward “Queer Utopia”
Body of Work: The Dying Philosopher
Radio and Child: Walter Benjamin as Broadcaster
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Photographer Spotlight: Miles Aldridge
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PODCAST #86: Amelia Gray
Victoria Patterson Discusses “The Little Brother”
PODCAST #85: James Sie and Sungyoon Choi
The Allure of the Irredeemable: An Interview with Chris Holm
The Challenge of Protest in Our Time: Micah White on Social Change Movements, Theories of Revolution, and Moving on from Occupy Wall Street
That Was Now; This Is Then
Certain Behaviors Translate
The More Noise, the More They Listen
The Most Raw Version of Myself
Mona Eltahawy on Women’s Rights in the Middle East
Feminist Utopia Project
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[VIDEO] Tao Lin, "Taipei"
July 7th, 2013
Tao Lin is an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, and artist. His books include
Shoplifting from American Apparel
Here, he reads from his latest novel
and discusses psychedelic mushroom orgies, the social customs of octopuses, and the Singularity at
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Dan Fante, "Point Doom"
[VIDEO] Denis Wood, "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas"
[VIDEO] Margaret Atwood, "Positron"
[VIDEO] Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
[VIDEO] Rachel Kushner, "The Flamethrowers"
[VIDEO] Tom Bissell and The Perks of Being a Dilettante
[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"
[VIDEO] Stephen Burt, "Belmont: Poems"
[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"
[VIDEO] PEN USA presents Nathalie Handal at Skylight Books
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