LARB Board Member Reza Aslan’s Open Video Message to Paul Ryan

By Reza Aslan Iranian-American scholar and author and LARB board member Reza Aslan has strong words for Paul Ryan on …

Man O’ War — Trump Fights Himself

By Jill Frank  Stasis, the Ancient Greek word for “standstill,” refers to a condition in which opposing forces cancel each …

Best of January

Dear members, supporters, readers, and friends: January is (nearly) over, and it’s been a doozy. There were some awesome parts, …

Malia’s Tears

By Arielle Zibrak Donald Trump has been the president of the United States for just over a week. Though that …

The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation: After Colonialism and Into Civil War

By Charles Montgomery During the colonial period, the Japanese invaders determined what would and would not happen in Korean literature, …

Diving into the Wreck: Notes on the Women’s March

By Natalie Coleman In the swarming subway station at 42nd street, a woman wore rainbow leggings patterned with kitty faces. …