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Los Angeles Review of Books
“It’s time for something else to happen”: The Perpetual Motion Machine That Is Grace Jones
A Curious George
Who’s That Man?
Capitalism in a Bottle
Answers No One Wants to Hear
Portrait of a Coterie
Why the Pilgrims Wore Beer Goggles
Kiss of the Snake Woman
Especially Heinous: Guilt and the Prosecution of Sex Crimes
Imagining the “Other”
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The Grain of the Voice
A World Without Light: Finding Hope in HBO’s “The Leftovers,” Anton Chekhov’s short stories, and TV’s Dark Ages
Edward Snowden as Socrates?
Radio Hour: Karina Longworth, Dana Johnson, and Farewell to Colin Marshall
In Memoriam of the Corpse: Death Denial in Los Angeles
(Never) Out of the Past: Film Noir and the Poetry of Lynda Hull
#ISIS: Clickbait Ideology and Viral Violence
Throw Away Your Mind
Dispatches from a Dematerialized World: Joseph Cornell at the Royal Academy
Photographer Spotlight: Doug Rickard
Tolkien Criticism Today
The Witching Hour: The Occult in an Age When There Are No More Secrets
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Interview with Heidi Julavits of “The Believer” Magazine
PODCAST #87: J. Ryan Stradal
“You Learn Things When You’re Ready to Learn Them”
A Promiscuous Sensibility
Under the Bridge: A Talk with LA Historian and “Under Spring” Author Jeremy Rosenberg
Many Layers, Many Guises
Escape into the Present: An Interview with Steve Toltz
Love Triangles Are Wasted on the Young
Never Be Afraid to Suck
Puzzles, Form, Compassion, and Humor
The Blue-Collar King: An Interview with Stephen King
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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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