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Los Angeles Review of Books
Representing Los Angeles: Nina Revoyr’s Lost Canyon
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
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Photographer Spotlight: Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti
Radio Hour: “Valley Fever,” Revisiting John Barth, and the Golden Age of Comic Books
Response to Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee
It’s Demand, Stupid: The Cause and Cure of Our Economic Travails
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”
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On Publishing Peggy Freydberg
Science Fiction Author John Scalzi
Occasions for Wonder
Speaking of the Demonic with Dorothea Lasky
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
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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
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[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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