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LA Review of Books

Interviews, readings, music, and more from the Los Angeles Review of Books.


Episodes 433

Amia Srinivasan: The Right to Sex 2021-09-17   Maggie Nelson: "On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint" 2021-09-10   Kaveh Akbar's "Pilgrim Bell" 2021-09-03   Rachel Greenwald Smith On Compromise 2021-08-27   Matthew Specktor’s “Always Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California” 2021-08-20   Nawaaz Ahmed's Radiant Fugitives 2021-08-13   Hogir Hirori, Director of Sabaya 2021-08-06   Katie Kitamura's "Intimacies" 2021-07-30   Rivka Galchen: Everybody Knows Your Mother is a Witch 2021-07-23   Claire Fuller's Unsettled Ground 2021-07-16   Zakiya Dalila Harris: The Other Black Girl 2021-07-09   Davarian L. Baldwin: In The Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities Are Plundering Our Cities 2021-07-02   Kristen Arnett: With Teeth 2021-06-25   Kate Zambreno: To Write As If Already Dead; & Susan Bernofsky: Clairvoyant of the Small 2021-06-18   Joan Silber: Secrets of Happiness 2021-06-11   Carol Anderson's The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America 2021-06-04   Matthew Heineman: The Boy from Medellin 2021-05-28   Sarah Schulman: Let the Record Show ACT UP NYC, 1987-93 2021-05-21   Jacqueline Rose: On Violence and On Violence Against Women 2021-05-14   Larissa Pham's Pop Song: Adventures in Art and Intimacy 2021-05-07   Helen Oyeyemi: Peaces 2021-04-30   George Saunders: A Swim in a Pond in the Rain 2021-04-23   Nick Pinkerton Says Goodbye to Dragon Inn 2021-04-16   Rachel Kushner Amongst The Hard Crowd 2021-04-09   Jackie Wang: The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us From the Void 2021-04-02   Jo Ann Beard's Festival Days 2021-03-26   Chanda Prescod-Weinstein's Disordered Cosmos 2021-03-19   Contrasting Interiors: Christine Smallwood's Life of the Mind and Sara Davis' Scapegoat 2021-03-12   Brian Dillon Supposes a Sentence 2021-03-05   Claudio Lomnitz's Nuestra America: A Jewish Latin American Odyssey 2021-02-26   Lauren Oyler's Fake Accounts 2021-02-19   Valentine Special: Gay Bars and Boyfriends with Jeremy Atherton Lin and Brontez Purnell 2021-02-12   From The Break to Bridgerton with Taylor Renee Aldridge and Patricia A Matthew 2021-02-05   Elizabeth Kolbert, Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future 2021-01-29   Kink Lit: A Conversation with R. O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell 2021-01-22   The Delightful Rage of Fran Lebowitz Revisited 2021-01-15   National Book Award Winner Charles Yu Interior Chinatown: Satire, Metafiction, & Anti-Racism 2021-01-09   Karla Cornejo Villavicencio: The Undocumented Americans 2021-01-02   Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva 2020-12-26   Best of the Worst Year Ever Show 2020-12-18   Kiese Laymon: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America 2020-12-11   Alex Ross in Wagner's Shadows 2020-12-04   The Magic World of Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum 2020-11-27   Alexander Nanau's Collective Nightmare for Our Time 2020-11-20   The Election and a Changing America: LARB Politics Editor Tom Zoellner on The National Road 2020-11-13   Bryan Washington's Memorial; and Election Reflections 2020-11-06   Women Against the Odds: Talking to Filmmaker Garrett Bradley & Art Legends, the Guerrilla Girls 2020-10-30   Friending Thanatos: Richard Seymour's The Twittering Machine 2020-10-23   Suzanne Nossle on Local News 2020-10-23   Talking to Alain Mabanckou, author of Black Moses 2020-10-16   Homeland Elegies: Ayad Akhtar on mourning America 2020-10-09   The Only Reader is a Re-Reader: Talking to Vivian Gornick 2020-10-02   Arundhati Roy on Freedom, Fascism & Fiction 2020-09-25   Friendship and Mortality in a Plague Year: Sigrid Nunez on What Are You Going Through 2020-09-18   A Different Addiction Story: Yaa Gyasi talks about Transcendent Kingdom 2020-09-11   Kelli Jo Ford, author of Crooked Hallelujah, on Love and the End Times 2020-09-04   Yan Lianke, author of Three Brothers, on Chinese Life, Law, and Literature 2020-08-28   An Alpaca and a Llama Walk into a Bar: Talking to Joni Murphy, author of Talking Animals 2020-08-21   Life In Between: Awkaeke Emezi on their new novel The Death of Vivek Oji 2020-08-16   Talking Tomboys with Melissa Faliveno 2020-08-08   Aminatou and Ann's Big Friendship 2020-08-01   Talking “Breasts and Eggs” with Japan’s Rising Literary Star, Mieko Kawakami 2020-07-23   When Reform Isn't Enough: Afropessimism's Argument for a New Society 2020-07-17   French Connections: Hirokazu Kore-eda on The Truth; Joyce Zonana on Henri Bosco’s Malicroix 2020-07-11   From Pride Month to Independence Day: the story of Frank Kameny, an LBGBTQ+ Trailblazer 2020-07-04   Changing the Conversation: Laverne Cox and Sam Feder on Trans Representation 2020-06-26   On the Line with Percival Everett 2020-06-22   Death in Her Hands: A Page Turner for the Coronavirus Zeitgeist 2020-06-14   In Conversation with Patrisse Cullors, co-founder #BlackLivesMatter 2020-06-07   Juli Delgado Lopero Comes Alive 2020-05-31   Art in an Emergency: Talking to Olivia Laing and Lucy Ives 2020-05-24   Wayne's Whirlwind of Wit, Wisdom, and Writing 2020-05-17   Cathy Park Hong Reckons with Minor Feelings 2020-05-10   A Time Capsule of Queer LA: Tom of Finland & Circus of Books 2020-05-03   Wow, it's Samantha Irby 2020-04-26   Crime & Punishment & RuPaul’s Drag Race: Talking to Rufi Thorpe, author of The Knockout Queen 2020-04-19   It Was A Good Day: Talking the Rise of Gangsta Rap with Felicia Angeja Viator 2020-04-11   Our Meteoric Quarantine with Harry Dodge 2020-04-04   Coronavirus Quarantine Encore: A Podcast About Nothing with Jenny Odell 2020-03-28   The Mystery of the Empty Nest: Journalist Joshua Hammer on Wildlife Crime 2020-03-15   Best of Difficult Women 2020-03-08   The Wild Tales of Walter Mosley 2020-02-29   Literary LA: Janet Fitch on Kate Braverman; and Tom Lutz's Slippy Debut 2020-02-22   Isabella Rossellini & the Links Between Us 2020-02-14   Garth Greenwell Cleanness 2020-02-08   Satire, Metafiction, Anti-Racist Critique: Charles Yu's Interior Chinatown 2020-02-01   Literary LA: Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Tom Lutz 2020-01-25   Portrait of a Feminist Filmmaker 2020-01-19   Hilton Als on His Playwrighting Debut: Robert Wilson, Race, and the Avant Garde 2020-01-10   J Hoberman: Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump and the American Political Imaginary 2020-01-03   The Best of 2019: Books, TV, Movies, and More 2019-12-27   Literary LA: Witches, Wisdom, and an Oracle for Our Troubled Times 2019-12-21   Darryl Pinckney: Reflections on the Present through the Prism of Our History 2019-12-14   Archive Fever: Marion Stokes' 24-Hour News Cycle 2019-12-06   Literary LA: Yogita Goyal on the Slave Narrative, Past and Present 2019-11-22   Literary LA: Eve Babitz Back in Print 2019-11-15   Monique Truong's 19th Century Triptych Portraiture 2019-11-09   Natasha Stagg's Fashionworld Phantasmagoria 2019-11-02   Tori Reid Talks to the Iconic Nikki Giovanni 2019-10-31   Leslie Jamison on Everything 2019-10-25   Director Bong Joon Ho Talks Parasite 2019-10-18   Literary LA: Stephen Van Dyck Meets People on the Internet 2019-10-11   The Formation of the #MeToo Canon 2019-10-04   Sarah M Broom's Autobiography of a House 2019-09-28   A Podcast About Nothing with Jenny Odell 2019-09-20   Recasting American Mythology: Tea Obreht's Western for the 21st Century 2019-09-12   Susan Straight In the Country of Women 2019-09-06   Race and Reparative Writing; plus, the Cutthroat World of Translation 2019-08-29   21st Century Globalized Capitalism in Microcosm: American Factory 2019-08-23   Among the Believers: Ammon Bundy and America's Armed Libertarian Right-Wing 2019-08-16   The Roots of California's Modernist Utopia: Tuberculosis and Teutonic Nudism 2019-08-09   James Ellroy and Tom Lutz: The Storm in 1942 Los Angeles 2019-08-02   Brazil's Tragedy and the Global Crisis of Democracy 2019-07-26   Ariana Reines' Quest for 21st Century Epic Verse 2019-07-19   Radio Hour: Part Two with Bookworm’s Michael Silverblatt 2019-07-16   Generosity: Frederic Tuten's Life of Art, Literature, and Solidarity 2019-07-12   Tragedy and Inspiration: Cherrie Moraga on Her Mother, the Chicanx Diaspora, and the Age of Trump 2019-07-05   Historical Frictions: Jordy Rosenberg, Jack Sheppard and Imagining Transgender Lives in the Archive 2019-06-28   Breaking Down the Binary with Jacob Tobia 2019-06-20   John Waters: Holding Court with the King of Filth 2019-06-14   Commitment and Trust, Past and Present, with Erica Jong and Susan Choi 2019-06-06   The LA Times Book Prize Winners: Nafissa Thompson-Spires and Carl Phillips 2019-05-31   Hanif Abdurraqib's Love Letters to A Tribe Called Quest & Claire Vaye Watkins' Desert Futurism 2019-05-24   Homecoming: Laila Lalami on The Other Americans & a Mother's Day Tribute with Jo Giese 2019-05-17   Homecoming; Laila Lalami on The Other Americans & a Mother's Day Tribute with o Giesie 2019-05-17   Werner Herzog on Meeting Mikhail Gorbachev 2019-05-10   Sally Rooney: Great Expectations 2019-05-03   Talent Show: Juliet Lapidos and Tom Lutz 2019-04-26   Opening Up with William E Jones 2019-04-19   A Tale of Two Karens 2019-04-11   Brooklyn's Loss is LA's Gain: Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico 2019-04-05   Bannon Agonistes: Alison Klayman's The Brink 2019-03-29   At the Movies with Geoff Dyer 2019-03-22   Deborah Eisenberg's Duck is Our Duck 2019-03-15   Imagining My Brother's Return - Borjas 2019-03-08   Strange Journeys: Chloe Ardijis' Sea Monsters 2019-03-08   A Difficult Woman: The Fierceness and Feminism of Andrea Dworkin 2019-03-01   Identity Theft 2019-02-22   Three Cynics and a Funeral 2019-02-14   Circling the Abyss: Talking to Sam Lipsyte, author of Hark 2019-02-08   Mitchell S Jackson's Survival Math 2019-02-01   Jeffrey Yang and the Mystique of Marfa 2019-01-25   And the Winner for the Best Documentary is... 2019-01-18   John McPhee's Magisterial Patchwork 2019-01-11   Telling Stories and Telling Histories: Wayetu Moore's She Would Be King 2019-01-04   The Best of 2018: Books, TV, Movies, and More 2018-12-28   John Wray's Improbable Leap of Faith 2018-12-21   LA Stories: Howard Hughes, Starlets, and Outcast Punks in Dystopia 2018-12-14   The Body as Archive 2018-12-07   William Cooper, Conspiracy Theories, and The Decline of the American Mind 2018-11-30   Chris Kraus' Social Practice 2018-11-23   Rethinking Identity with Kwame Anthony Appiah 2018-11-16   Centering the Margins: A Conversation with Patrisse Cullors 2018-11-09   Sandi Tan Talks Inspiration, Betrayal, and Singapore's First Indie Film 2018-11-02   Matt Tyrnauer's Histories of American Glamour & Sexuality 2018-10-26   Your Brain on Capitalism: Martijn Konings Deconstructs the Neo-Liberal Order 2018-10-19   Owls in the Fog: Ben Marcus and Brian Phillips 2018-10-12   Seth Greenland's New Nineteenth Century Novel 2018-10-05   The Delightful Rage of Fran Lebowitz 2018-09-28   Minding the Gap with Bing Liu 2018-09-20   Michael Arceneaux's Faith: Beyonce, Writing, and Romance 2018-09-14   Porochista Khakpour: Reflections on Being Sick 2018-09-07   Reconciling the Mother and the Artist with Jori Finkel 2018-08-30   Martin Duberman on The Gay Movement Past & Present 2018-08-24   The Poverty of Wealth with Lauren Greenfield 2018-08-17   Inside Bachelor Nation with Amy Kaufman 2018-08-10   Our Homes, Ourselves: Reading Interiors with Lydia Millet 2018-08-03   The Ties That Bind? 2018-07-27   The Science of Fiction: David Naimon on Ursula K Le Guin 2018-07-20   Mr. Rogers' Inclusive Neighborhood vs Trump's Gated America 2018-07-13   Joseph O'Neill is up to "Good Trouble" 2018-07-05   Rebecca Makkai and the Burdens of History 2018-06-29   "Would You Have Waited for Me?" Tayari Jones' An American Marriage 2018-06-22   Johanna Drucker: The Ecological Longview 2018-06-15   Carmen Maria Machado and Jenny Zhang 2018-06-08   2 Morgan Jerkins’ Vulnerable Bravery 2018-06-01   Wim Wenders on Pope Francis: The Man and His Words 2018-05-25   Talking About Race with Ijeoma Oluo 2018-05-18   Ryan Holiday on Nick Denton, Peter Thiel, and the Conspiracy against Gawker 2018-05-10   1 In the Frame: Los Angeles & Sharp Women Writers 2018-05-04   A Deep Dive into Pop Culture with Hanif Abdurraqib 2018-04-27   Ayelet Waldman's Psychedelic Salvation 2018-04-19   Junot Diaz Writes for a New Generation 2018-04-12   The Science of Feelings and the Origins of Culture 2018-04-06   Sean Penn's Latest Role: Novelist 2018-03-30   Maxine Hong Kingston: Warrior of Peace 2018-03-22   Dispatches From The Border 2018-03-16   Bassem Youssef's Revolutionary Comedy 2018-03-09   The Literature of Exile 2018-03-02   Huck Finn on the LA River 2018-02-23   Love and Jealousy 2018-02-16   The Faith and Fortitude of Min Jin Lee 2018-02-09   An Evening with Alan Alda and K.C. Cole 2018-02-02   Lovers and Liars 2018-01-26   Queer Memoir Part Two: Feeling Mean with Myriam Gurba 2018-01-19   Queer Memoir Part One: Feeling Creepy with Jonathan Alexander 2018-01-12   Russia, Romance, Revolution! Janet Fitch’s The Revolution of Marina M 2018-01-04   Masha Gessen on Russia's Evolution from Soviet Socialism to Putinism 2017-12-29   Ragnaroket Science: Clifford Johnson's Comic Book Explains the Universe 2017-12-22   Errol Morris Explores the Death of Truth in America, Past and Present 2017-12-15   Controversial Jews 2017-12-08   Freeman’s Bright Future for New Writing Across the Globe; plus Kurniawan’s Beauty is a Wound 2017-11-30   Liska Jacobs’ Catalina: A Crash & Burn Tale for Our Times; plus Chris Kraus’ Video Green 2017-11-23   Robin Campillo's BPM Captures the Vitality & Tragedy of ACT UP Paris in the 90s; plus Canine Lit 2017-11-17   Lynn Comella on the Feminst Sexual Revolution that Shook the Nation; + Katherine Heiny 2017-11-10   An Israeli & Palestinian Dinner at the Center of the Earth with Nathan Englander; & Rachel Cusk 2017-11-02   Literary & Artistic Connections: Manchester to Oaxaca to LA; plus, Pankaj Mishra's Histories 2017-10-26   Ai Weiwei on Human Flow: Refugees, Art, History, Spirit & Nature 2017-10-19   Karen Tei Yamashita's Letters to Memory; plus Sylvia by Leonard Michaels 2017-10-12   Orange County: A Literary Field Guide; plus Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow's Age of the Walkman 2017-10-05   Chiara Barzini's Los Angeles Before the Earthquake; plus, Play Dead by Francine Harris 2017-09-28   Natalie J Graham Begin with a Failed Body; plus Russian Emigre Short Stories after October 1917 2017-09-21   Dolores Huerta & Peter Bratt La Lucha Continua at 87; plus, David Plante's Difficult Women 2017-09-14   Trump’s “Empire of Disorientation”: Philosopher Hans Sluga on Donald Trump 2017-09-08   Lucy Ives Impossible Views of the World; plus Roxane Gay's Hunger 2017-09-07   Bryan Fogel’s Icarus Has the Dope on Putin; plus Tom Atwood’s LGBTQ Home Pics 2017-08-31   Imani Tolliver Runaway: A Memoir in Verse; plus Elena Ferrante's The Lost Daughter 2017-08-24   Danzy Senna's New People: Race, Identity, Romance, & Jonestown; plus Toni Cade Bambara 2017-08-17   Frank Gehry in Dialogue with Joseph Giovannini 2017-08-10   In Depth with Poet Douglas Kearney; plus The Healers by Awi Kwei Armah 2017-08-03   Lorin Stein of The Paris Review in Dialogue with Tom Lutz; plus Jim Shepard's The World to Come 2017-07-28   Harmony Holiday Hollywood Forever; plus Garth Greenwell on Yiyun Li 2017-07-21   Peter J Harris' Johnson Chronicles; plus Dick Gregory's Autobiography 2017-07-13   Errol Morris on His B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography; plus, Alison Lurie's Nowhere City 2017-07-06   Jonathan Lethem is More Alive and Less Lonely; plus The Man Who Shot Out My Eye is Dead 2017-06-29   Deborah Nelson on Tough Women; plus praise for Motherest 2017-06-22   Amelia Gray on her new novel Isadora; plus The Last Wolf by Lazlo Krasznahorkai 2017-06-15   Jess Arndt on Large Animals: Stories; plus Brian Blanchfield's Proxies: Essays Near Knowing 2017-06-09   Mary Gaitskill in Dialogue with Tom Lutz and Laurie Winer 2017-06-01   Joyce Carol Oates, Morgan Parker, and Fiona Maazel at the LA Times Bookfest 2017-05-25   Garth Greenwell, Marcy Dermansky, and Dana Spiotta at the LA Times Bookfest 2017-05-19   Janet Sarbanes' The Protester Has Been Released; plus recent Chinese LGBT literature 2017-05-12   Laura Poitras on Risk, her new film about Julian Assange. Plus, Russell Banks' America 2017-05-04   EP08 - Losing Critical Voices? 2017-04-29   Abdellah Taia's Another Morocco; & Gershom Scholem's Mystical Messiah Sabbatai Sevi 2017-04-27   Kellie Jones South of Pico: Black Artists in LA in the 60s & 70s; plus Irene Nemirovsky recommended 2017-04-20   George Prochnik on Gershom Scholem, Benjamin, and Jerusalem; Elif Batuman The People in Trees 2017-04-14   Elif Batuman The Idiot; Donika Kelly Bestiary; Honoring Robert Silvers 2017-04-07   The Real Word - EP07v2 2017-04-06   Melissa Febos Abandon Me; plus The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl 2017-03-30   Naima Keith & The California African American Museum 2017-03-24   Real Word Episode 06 - Everything I Never Told You 2017-03-23   Akhil Reed Amar on Trump and the Constitution 2017-03-16   Valeria Luiselli's Tale of Children Refugees Tell Me How It Ends; Sarah Manguso on 8 2017-03-10   Real Word Episode 5 - The Tattooed Soldier 2017-03-08   Sarah Manguso 300 Arguments; plus One Hundred Demons Recommended 2017-03-02   Film Now Panel: Justin Chang, J D Connor, Gil Robertson, Cathy Schulman, Anna Shechtman 2017-02-23   Real Word Episode 4 2017-02-20   Vanessa Davis Spaniel Rage; Sarah Schulman People in Trouble; plus Emily Dickinson Readings 2017-02-17   Literature vs Trump: Iranian Poet Moshen Emadi & San Pedro's Martabel Wasserman 2017-02-10   The Real Word Episode 3 2017-02-08   Karina Longworth's You Must Remember This; Monica Coleman's Bipolar Faith 2017-02-02   Best Foreign Films of 2016; Awards Season; Tom Lutz on TC Boyle & DH Lawrence 2017-01-27   The Real Word - Episode Two - Me Before You 2017-01-25   LARB in SF with Ha Jin and Dr. Loco (Jose Cuellar); plus Lena Dunham and Thomas Lux 2017-01-20   The Real Word - Episode One 2017-01-13   LARB in SF w Rabih Alameddine & Jade Chang; Dian Hanson Hails Ren Hang & CP Cavafy Waits for Trump 2017-01-12   Taschen's Dian Hanson on Bob Mizer; plus The Seventh Fire Documents Gangland on the Reservation 2017-01-06   Celebrate the Holidays Soviet Style from Moscow to Los Angeles 2016-12-29   La Resistance Holiday Gift Show with the ACLU, EFF, and Earth Justice 2016-12-22   Susan Kaiser Greenland Mindful Games; Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, & 9/11; Gerard Manley Hopkins 2016-12-15   Emily Witt Future Sex; Leo Braudy on Fame in Trump's America; plus Edna St Vincent Millay 2016-12-08   Leo Braudy Haunted in Trump's America; plus Michael Morpurgo, and Dorothy Parker's Love Song 2016-12-01   Paul Crewes of Wallis Annenberg on LA Theater; plus Anne Sexton & Dinah Lenney 2016-11-23   John Romano on Adapting Philip Roth's American Pastoral; plus Colin Wilson & Mark Strand 2016-11-17   LARB Radio: Simon Reynolds' Glam Rock History Shock and Awe + Denise Levertov & Hortense Powdermaker 2016-11-10   LARB Radio: Jessica Koslow Sqirl Everything I Want To Eat; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; ee cummings 2016-11-03   LARB Radio: Robert Gottlieb Avid Reader; Tracy Tynan on PG Wodehouse; & WB Yeats The Second Coming 2016-10-27   LARB Radio: Will California End the Death Penalty? Gil Garcetti, Stephen Rohde & Don Franzen 2016-10-20   Radio Hour: Despina Stratigakos "Hitler at Home" & Nicholson Baker on Nabokov's "Speak, Memory" 2016-10-13   LARB Radio: Tracy Tynan's "Wear and Tear", plus D.W. Winnicott 2016-10-06   LARB Radio: Nicholson Baker, "Substitute: Going to School with a Thousand Kids" 2016-09-29   LARB Radio: Ron Arias The Wetback and Other Stories; plus Monica Coleman's Bipolar Faith 2016-09-22   Radio Hour: Lesley MM Blume on Ernest Hemingway, Laura Albert recommends, and Janet Fitch reads 2016-09-15   Laura Albert on the Documentary "Author: The JT Leroy Story" 2016-09-08   Janice Littlejohn on Rumi, Race, and Women in Jazz; plus Evan Kindley's Questionairre 2016-09-01   Walter Shapiro Hustling Hitler & David Ulin with His Ear to the Ground 2016-08-25   Jessica Winter Break In Case Of Emergency 2016-08-11   Jill Leovy on Ghettocide + overcoming post-convention Trump-related anxiety 2016-08-04   Radio Hour: DNC, Kid's Corner, and Meghan Daum 2016-07-28   Radio Hour: Margaret Wappler plus the Hulk Hogan Lawsuit against Gawker 2016-07-25   Radio Hour: Bullsh*t, Jared Kushner, Gay Talese, and Jonah Lehrer 2016-07-14   LARB Radio Claire Hoffman & Sandra Tsing Loh 2016-07-07   Radio Hour: Julia Claiborne Johnson 2016-07-01   Radio Hour: Lauren Weedman's 'Miss Fortune' & David Ulin on Donald Trump 2016-06-24   LARB Radio Hour: Father’s Day, The Tony’s, and Drinking Mare's Milk 2016-06-17   Radio Hour: Michelle Latiolais 2016-06-10   Don Franzen interviews Baz Dreisinger about prisons around the world. 2016-06-04   On Democracy: An Interview with Roslyn Fuller 2016-06-03   Jack Miles on his Anthology of Religion & Ryan Gattis recommends Southland 2016-06-02   Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney The Nest plus John Romano on Daniel Deronda 2016-05-26   LARB Radio Hour: Ryan Gattis All Involved 2016-05-19   Radio Hour: Burglary Meets Design and Red Hen's New “LA Fiction Anthology” 2016-05-12   Radio Hour: BEK, “The Violet Hour” and The American West 2016-05-05   Radio Hour: Sarah Bakewell, Tony Tulathimutte, and Andrea Kleine 2016-04-28   3 Radio Hour: Rainn Wilson, Mei Fong, and “Game of Thrones” 2016-04-21   2 Radio Hour: Marcia Clark, Sonny Liew, and Steve Wasserman 2016-04-14   Radio Hour: Bruce Wagner’s Ouevre and Johan Huizinga 2016-04-07   Radio Hour: Deanne Stillman’s “Twentynine Palms” and Nora Ephron 2016-03-31   Radio Hour: “Hamilton,” “City of Gold,” and “Our Mutual Friend” 2016-03-24   Radio Hour: Sandra Tsing Loh’s “The Madwoman in the Volvo” 2016-03-17   Radio Hour: “The People v. O.J. Simpson” and Remembering D-Day’s Surprising Black Heroes 2016-03-10   Radio Hour: Showtime’s “Billions” and “The Imaginary 20th Century” 2016-03-03   Radio Hour: Adapting Philip Roth, “Armed Response,” and the Limits of Free Speech 2016-02-25   Radio Hour: Justice Scalia’s Legacy and “The Coiled Serpent” 2016-02-18   John Rechy in Conversation with Tom Lutz 2016-02-08   Radio Hour: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Debut Novel, the Villainy of Tom Sawyer, and Donald Trump 2016-02-04   3 Radio Hour: Making a Murderer, Living the Secular Life, and a Digestive Tract Trilogy 2016-01-28   2 Radio Hour: Woody Guthrie’s Years in Los Angeles 2016-01-21   David L. Ulin 2016-01-19   Radio Hour: David Bowie’s Legacy, Bilingual MFA Programs, and Is Sean Penn a Good Writer? 2016-01-14   Tom's Book Club: Percival Everett 2015-12-15   Brad Listi 2015-12-08   J. Ryan Stradal 2015-11-23   Radio Hour: David Ulin Comes to Terms with Los Angeles 2015-10-23   Farley Elliott 2015-10-19   Amelia Gray 2015-10-05   James Sie and Sungyoon Choi 2015-09-28   Jay Rubin 2015-08-18   South Korean Novelists Bae Suah and Cheon Myeong-kwan 2015-08-05   Oliver Wang 2015-07-08   Radio Hour: The Success of Amy Schumer, Genre Fiction, and Russian Noir 2015-06-18   Sam Sweet 2015-06-12   Radio Hour: Part One with Bookworm's Michael Silverblatt 2015-06-11   Erwin Chemerinsky on the 2nd Anniversary of Snowden Leaks 2015-06-05   Radio Hour: Debating Vanessa Place's 'Gone with the Wind' Controversy 2015-06-04   Radio Hour: Naomi Hirahara, Critical Theory, and Literary Hub 2015-05-28   Patricia Wakida 2015-05-28   Radio Hour: McSweeney's Crowdfunding and Tommywood 2015-05-21   Grace Jung 2015-05-19   Radio Hour: Avenging the Armenian Genocide, #TwitterFiction Festival 2015-05-14   Sam Quinones 2015-05-08   1 Radio Hour: Charlie Hebdo's Courage Award & Pulitzer Prize Finalist Laila Lalami 2015-05-07   Radio Hour: Nikki Giovanni, Ego Plum, and "Girl in a Band" 2015-04-30   Radio Hour: Günter Grass, Shame Reading, & Laurie's Apology 2015-04-23   Radio Hour: Literary Immortality, "Wolf Hall," & LA Times Festival of Books 2015-04-16   Radio Hour: Humorist Ellis Weiner 2015-04-09   Laila Lalami 2015-04-03   Radio Hour: Meghan Daum's "Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed" 2015-04-01   Judith Butler on Demonstrating Precarity 2015-03-23   Radio Hour: “Satin Island,” Cultural References & Finding a Lost City 2015-03-19   Radio Hour: Schmaltz, "Citizen Four" & Rachel Cusk's "Outline" 2015-03-12   Cynthia Kadohata 2015-03-10   Jake Heggie 2015-03-06   Radio Hour: ISIS propaganda; What is a public intellectual? 2015-03-05   Michael Marder 2015-03-04   Alain Mabanckou 2015-03-03   Radio Hour: Oscar-worthy acting & literary tourism 2015-02-26   Radio Hour: Harper Lee, Literary Hub, & Fifty Shades of Grey 2015-02-20   Radio Hour: Episode 2 2015-02-13   Scott Timberg 2015-02-09   LARB Radio Hour: Episode 1 2015-02-07   LARB Podcast #73: Tod Goldberg 2015-01-06   Five Minutes with Bryan Stevenson 2014-11-23   LARB Podcast #72: Mona Simpson 2014-11-19   LARB Podcast #71: Craig Davidson 2014-11-04   Catherine Halley, editor of JSTOR Daily 2014-11-03   Tom's Book Club: David Grand, author of Mount Terminus 2014-10-22   LARB Podcast #70: Jim Ruland 2014-10-10   LARB Podcast #69: Jonathan Lethem 2014-09-25   LARB Podcast #68: Sean Wilsey 2014-09-17   LARB Podcast #67: Edan Lepucki 2014-08-26   LARB Podcast #66: Krys Lee 2014-08-12   LARB Podcast #65: Geoff Nicholson 2014-07-10   LARB Podcast #64: Lisa See 2014-06-30   5 Minutes with Glenn Greenwald 2014-06-20   1 LARB Podcast #63: Geoff Dyer 2014-06-20   LARB Podcast #62: Dana Goodyear 2014-06-09   LARB Podcast #61: Michelle Huneven 2014-05-30   LARB Podcast #60: David Grand 2014-05-23   LARB Podcast #59: Leslie Jamison 2014-05-14   1 LARB Podcast #58: Mimi Pond 2014-04-26   Barbara Mor Reading "The Blue Rental" 2014-04-19   LARB Podcast #57: Sandra Tsing Loh 2014-04-07   1 LARB Podcast #56: Helen Wan And Megan Shank 2014-03-26   LARB Podcast #55: LARB Quarterly Special 2014-03-17   LARB Podcast #54: Attica Locke 2014-03-05   LARB Podcast #53: Percival Everett 2014-02-17   1 LARB Podcast # 52: David Kipen interviews Jeffrey Lewis 2014-02-13   LARB Podcast #51: Thomas E. Kennedy 2014-01-03   LARB Podcast #50: A. 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