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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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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
Fall Sitcoms: A Dear TV Rundown
La Comédie Architecturale
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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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[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
[VIDEO] Aleksandar Hemon on his latest "The Book of My Lives"
[VIDEO] Dan Fante, "Point Doom"
[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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