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Obsession and Tragedy in Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Sara Century reviews "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" by Michelle McNamara.

Morrissey is a Children’s Singer

Jason Morphew describes his four-year-old daughter's abiding love for Morrissey.

This is the Spanish Civil War

Jonathan Kirshner makes the case that America today faces a similar moral crisis to that faced in the Spanish Civil War.

Recent Posts

Dillon Chitto’s Bingo Hall at The Autry Puts the Pueblo Community Front and Center

Pamela Avila on Dillon Chitto's play "Bingo Hall," currently showing at The Autry.

Context-Dependent Discretion, Mood-Reading, Personal Charisma: Talking to Tae-Yeoun Keum

Andy Fitch interviews Tae-Yeoun Keum, who is at work on a book about the legacy of Plato’s myths in political thought.

Mental Illness and School Shootings

Rebecca Seligman argues that we should reframe mental illness as a social phenomenon to better understand the mass shooting epidemic.

Why I Decided to Pose Nude for Bek Andersen

Mark Grayson reflects on his experience of posing nude for photographer Bek Andersen, and the changing definition of masculinity.

Al and Abu Ghraib

Sarah Boxer reflects on the eerie similarities between two famous photographs.

The Warped Lens of Sorrow: The Fourth Corner of the World by Scott Nadelson

Joe Donovan reviews the new collection from Scott Nadelson, "The Fourth Corner of the World."

A Conversation with Poet Laureate, Publisher, and Mentor Luis Rodriguez

RJ Newell talks to Luis Rodriguez, who spoke at the 2017 LARB/USC Publishing Workshop.