Acquiring Targets

By Evan La Rue This spring marks the 50th anniversary of a massive U.S. air campaign against the Viet Cong …

Life and Death 2.0: When Your Grandmother Dies Online

By Ana Homayoun I found out my grandmother died while scrolling through Instagram. Checking the app for a few moments …

The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation: What about War?

By Charles Montgomery The LARB Korea Blog is currently featuring selections from The Explorer’s History of Korean Fiction in Translation, …

Standing with Standing Rock: Rhythm of Relationship

The following article is the third in a five-part series about the movement at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The …

Un-treasured Time: A Conversation with Phil Elverum

In my mind, Phil Elverum is a man who needs no introduction. I met Phil probably in 1997. I would …

Encountering Derek Walcott

By Alan Warhaftig Derek Walcott, born in St. Lucia in the Windward Islands, died on March 17, 2017 at the …

Brevity in the Age of Trump and Twitter

By Jerry Griswold Donald Trump prefers communicating with the public via Twitter, a messaging service that insists a “tweet” be …