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Los Angeles Review of Books
The Art of Cultivating Friends
Virtues of Grammar: The Science and Ethics of Style
A Literary Wolf
Work It on Out
Saving Spaceship Earth
Working the Beat on S Street
The Art of the Essay
Camp David: The Past and Future of Peace
The “System Change” Doctrine
OkCupid’s XOXO for Big Surveillance
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On Excess: Susan Sontag’s Born-Digital Archive
“Of the making of many books there is no end”: Remembering Michael Kammen, the Professor of Paradox
A Tale of Two ’Hoods: A Rap on Silver Lake
Home and History in the Fiction of Los Angeles
The Sob in the Spine
Laughing at “Gone Girl”
19th Century Paris: Terrorism's Training Ground
Speaking of Memory: Nabokov’s Folded Fabric
Photographer Spotlight: Stephen Wilkes
A Community Spine
From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Central: The Case of Hong Kong
From Outer Space, or Something: Fantasizing Capital in Contemporary Hip-Hop
see all essays »
Caitlin Doughty, Memoir of a Mortician
Interview with Krys Lee
“Drop the Pen!”: An Interview with Laura Poitras
Interview with John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats
David Mitchell, Unplugged
A World Carved from Words: The First Navajo Poet Laureate
Girls of Spectacular Culture
Stream of Pre-Consciousness
Chasing the Origins of Gonzo in South America
Fictionalizing the Past, Imagining the Future
PODCAST #70: Jim Ruland
No Exit for Derrida
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PODCAST #43: Leslie Cockburn, "Baghdad Solitaire"
September 30th, 2013
Host Colin Marshal speaks to journalist and filmmaker LESLIE COCKBURN (
) about her latest novel
and why fiction is best suited for depicting the "wilderness of mirrors" that is a war zone.
PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"
PODCAST #40: Richard Rayner
PODCAST #39: Robert Polito, Tom Healy, Adam Fitzgerald
PODCAST #41: James Greenberg & James Morrison
PODCAST #38: Ken Baumann, "Solip"
PODCAST #33: David Shook, "Our Obsidian Tongues"
PODCAST #32: Jeff Weiss & Evan McGarvey, "2pac vs. Biggie"
PODCAST #31: Marc Maron, "Attempting Normal"
PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"
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