• Tom’s Book Club Hosts Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Viet Thanh Nguyen, the author of The Sympathizer, joined LARB editor in chief today at Chevalier’s Books for a special …

    There Be Dragons

    By Maura Elizabeth Cunningham Dragons and China. It’s the biggest fucking cliché. If you ever go looking for books about …

    Without a Map

    By Sarah Woods MOST TRAVEL WRITERS harbor a secret hope they will uncover something special as they voyage. But many never …

    When Women Wage Peace

    By Joanna Chen My friend and I arrive late at the protest tent of Women Wage Peace in Jerusalem. Temperatures …

    A New Biography of China’s Imprisoned Nobel Laureate: A Q&A with Jean-Philippe Béja

    By Jeffrey Wasserstrom Rowman and Littlefield recently published Steel Gate to Freedom : The Life of Liu Xiaobo, a translation of …

    An Open Letter to Dr. Walter Palmer, Dentist, Hunter

    By Deanne Stillman Dear Dr. Palmer: Due to the news story that you’ve recently been involved in, I know a …

    The Road to Jericho

    By Joanna Chen Photograph by Joanna Chen. All rights reserved.  Today we go to Jericho, Raz and I. It’s a …