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The Ballad of Jesus Ortiz

California's Poet Laureate, Dana Gioia, presents his poem “The Ballad of Jesus Ortiz,” which is based on the life and death of his great-grandfather....

Ride or Die

If you’re with your friends, he’ll think he has a shot. You’ll probably be in a better mood than if you were walking alone....


LARB Lit: Choose

Choose! A Journey Through Adolescence!! CHOOSE FROM 47 ENDINGS!! Choose Your Own Adventure is a trademarked copyright of Halt MacFillian Youth. © PowersThatBe 1974 Halt MacFillian: London, Bainbridge. “These books are like games. Sometimes the choice seems like a good one that ...




Unsolved Problems: Rachel Kushner on Marguerite Duras

Women and fiction remain, so far as I am concerned, unsolved problems." - Virginia Woolf,  A Room of One's Own  Read more in the Unsolved Problems series in the LARB Quarterly Journal, No. 13. ¤ From La Vie materiélle, “Alcohol” by Marguerite ...

LARB Lit: Woman Causes Avalanche

This story appears in the LARB Quarterly Journal, No. 13 IN THE END it is really about the universe. What the universe wants. What it wants for Girly. What it whispers, of an evening, into the highly-attuned whorl of her well-studded ...


Unsolved Problems: Rachel Harper on Gloria Naylor

Women and fiction remain, so far as I am concerned, unsolved problems." Virginia Woolf,  A Room of One's Own  This piece is the first in a series called Unsolved Problems, which features women writers discussing the other women writers who have ...



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