Pop Politics: Angela Davis, Nina Simone, and Bob Dylan

By Jordan Alexander Stein If I hum a few bars, you might begin to recall the tune. It goes like …

Faking Galileo: From the LARB Quarterly Journal, Spring 2014

The following is a feature article from the newly released LARB Quarterly Journal: Spring 2014 edition. To pick up your copy of the Journal, become a …

What’s the Matter with San Francisco?

Below is a piece from Boom, one of our LARB Channels. We’ve reproduced it in full here; to read the original, …

City of Reinvention: A Review of Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement

By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham Shanghai is a city of reinvention. The metropolis has transformed over the past two centuries from …

Can the Bible Survive Science?: A Review From Marginalia by John Walton

Below is an excerpt from a review of Mark Harris’s The Nature of Creation, originally published by LARB Channel Marginalia earlier …

Dear Television Weekly Roundup: June 15–21

By Jacob Surpin It’s been a big week for television coverage here at LARB. Along with Dear TV, two other …

Quiet Days in Malibu: Beck’s Recent Album

Below is an excerpt from a review by Dave Coon of Beck’s most recent album, “Morning Phase,” originally published on …