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Marginalia Radio Interviews Randall Balmer on Jimmy Carter

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This interview is from LARB Channel Marginalia, and is number 13 in their ongoing radio series.  Art Remillard talks with Randall Balmer about his new book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter. Balmer is the Mandel Family Professor in the Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College, and author of more than a dozen books, including Mine Eyes Have […]

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Who You Calling a Techie?

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Photo: Janet Delaney, Roof Terrace One Hawthorne 645 Howard Street, 2013. This piece was originally published by LARB Channel Boom, in their Summer 2014 issue.  By Leah Reich When I tell pretty much anyone outside the tech industry I work at a start-up, there’s usually a pause. I can watch her compose her face, waiting to hear the worst. […]


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What’s the Matter with San Francisco?

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Below is a piece from Boom, one of our LARB Channels. We’ve reproduced it in full here; to read the original, and to check out more from Boom, visit their website.  By Eve Bachrach and Jon Christensen From Boom Summer 2014, Vol 4, No 2 We’re not arguing about what really matters. So many columns filled, so much hand […]


LARB Channels Sidney H. Griffith, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the ‘People of the Book’ in the Language of Islam. Jews, Christians and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World, Princeton University Press, 2013, 247pp.

The Arabic Bible Before Islam: From Marginalia

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Clare Wilde on Sidney H. Griffith’s The Bible in Arabic, Excerpted From Marginalia Non-Muslims, including Jews and Christians, have spoken Arabic since before the revelation of the Qur’an. Was there an Arabic Bible before the rise of Islam? Or, did the appearance of the Arabic Qur’an shape the Arabic Bible? These are among the questions addressed in […]