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Los Angeles Review of Books
Why Pronouns Matter
What Happened: A Look at Joseph Heller’s Forgotten Novel
Unrealized Constraints in Love and in Literature
Beyond the Shadow of Samuel Johnson
Brave New Worlds
A Guide to Millennial Femininity
The Method Singer
Empty Beds, Empty Wombs: Life Beyond the Blueprint
Scorched Earth Doctrine
The Poet and the Engineer: Forty Years of Angolan Independence
Stayed | Freedom | Hallelujah
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Radio Hour: McSweeney’s Crowdfunding and Tommywood
A Torrent of Punk, Techno, and Radical Art
Dancing with Michael Jackson
Radio Hour: Avenging the Armenian Genocide, #TwitterFiction Festival
The Destruction of Art and Antiquities in Our Time
Game of Thrones, Season 5: "Kill the Boy"
Shadow City: Migrant Workers in Beirut
Mad Men, Season 7: "The Milk and Honey Route"
Writing About Not Writing
In Defense of Margins
Writing While Muslim: The Freedom to Be Offended
Questions of Genius: On “Salt of the Earth”
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PODCAST #79: Grace Jung
Interview with Iconic Poet Nikki Giovanni
Interview with Robert Putnam, Author of "Our Kids"
The Hurt Business
Rules and Rituals, Time Capsules and Tap Handles
Writing for Kids and the End Game for the Bernie Gunther Series
The Burden and the Beauty of Loneliness: An Interview with Leslie Parry
Ruby by Cynthia Bond, Selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0
PODCAST #78: Sam Quinones
Don’t Call “The Sellout” a Ghetto Pastoral
Creatures of Ambiguity
Erik Davis: Techno-Occultural Nomad
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has contributed to
The New York Times
, among others. His debut collection of essays,
Friday Was the Bomb
, will be published by Dzanc in May 2014. He lives in Los Angeles.
Nathan Deuel's Articles on LARB
The Tender Underbelly of Soldiers: Phil Klay’s Lives During Wartime
A Life in Our Hands: Community, Crime, and Punishment
Ye Who Enter, Abandon Hope: Hell Is a Hospital in Lore Segal's "Half the Kingdom"
FICTION: NEW & NOTEWORTHY
A Former Soviet Union: Elliott Holt's "You Are One of Them"
Boats Are in Trees and Photocopiers Are on the Beach: Lucy Corin’s "One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses"
Total Eclipse of the Bar: Nathan Deuel on ‘Turn Around Bright Eyes’
Rising Temperatures: Maggie O'Farrell's "Instructions for a Heatwave"
Life in Beirut
How to Succeed — in a Van, and Otherwise
Finding Words For What Is Horrible: Aleksandar Hemon's "The Book of My Lives"
Fear is Fun: Nathaniel Rich's "Odds Against Tomorrow"
Getting Out of the Picture: On Being Nick Flynn
Take It From a Soldier: On Kevin Powers's "Yellow Birds"
In Praise of Nightmares: Josip Novakovich's "Shopping for a Better Country"
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