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Los Angeles Review of Books
An Elephant Remembers
Paranoia, the Realistic Response
Printmaking: An Art Medium for the People
Searching for Foucault in an Age of Inequality
Rich Man Wanna Be King
A Bloody Affair
Not Only in the Dark
A Drink (or Four) With Kent Russell
Love Lays Ghastly Traps for the Soul
Upbringing Is All
Second Acts: A Second Look at Second Books of Poetry: Fulton and Bachmann
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Photographer Spotlight: Neil Selkirk
Feminist Artifacts: The Archive of Germaine Greer
Radio Hour: “Satin Island,” Cultural References & Finding a Lost City
Country Enough: From Conway and George to Maddie & Tae
Take a Walk in a Wild City: Noir and New Orleans
Hatchet to Hatchet, Dust (Jacket) to Dust: Reading The New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller List
Spinning Wheels: Thought and Motion in Raymond Chandler’s Fiction
Brown Broads, White TV
Early Exposure: The First Films of Andy Warhol
Invest Yourself (Against the Limited Liability Society)
The Land of Columbus: Echoes of LA’s Russian Past
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Demonstrating Precarity: Vulnerability, Embodiment, and Resistance
Life Is Easier than We Make It
Filmgoer Theory: An Interview with Eddie Muller on the Nowness of Noir
We Create a Lot of Widows
The Imitation Game
PODCAST #76: Cynthia Kadohata
Dead Man Walking
Interview with Michael Marder
PODCAST #75: Alain Mabanckou
“Smashing Fascist Heads”: Jazra Khaleed on Political and Poetic Crisis in Greece
“Save Yourself”: An Interview with Kelly Braffet on Her New Novel
Ching-In Chen at UC Riverside's 38th Annual Writers Week
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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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