Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles

Oona Oglesby on Los Angeles bookstore Beyond Baroque, which is part of LARB's Reckless Reader program.

A Face in the Cloud

Peter Gadol discusses how he found a face in the cloud between social media's endless stream of photos of strangers.

Avital and Nimrod: Sexual Harassment and “Campy Communications” at NYU

Jon Wiener examines the Avital Ronell scandal, and questions some of Avital's defenders about how their opinions have changed.

The Castaways of Leave No Trace

Debra Granik's new film, "Leave No Trace" reframes the classic castaway story as a competing desire to belong to and to leave modern society.

A Traveler’s Video of Seoul Astonishes, while Official Promotion of Korea Embarrasses

A video that recently hit the internet may well turn out to be the year’s most effective piece of Korea-promotion …

Jami Attenberg’s #1000WordsofSummer Turned a Corner of the Internet into a Supportive Literary Community

Amy Carleton describes how Jami Attenberg created a positive online community with #1000WordsofSummer.

Authoritarians Don’t Cancel Elections Anymore: Talking to David Frum

Andy Fitch discusses "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic" with David Frum.