• My Favorite Romance Novels of 2018

    Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams’s romance novel-writing past came as a surprise to many people. But not to romance readers. …

    A Free World His Own: The Indomitable Spirit of Bill Traylor

    Andrew M. Davenport reviews "Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

    Intersectionality and the Jews in the Age of Trump

    "Precisely how we should parse critiques of Israeli government policies that seem to bleed into hatred of the Jews is a fraught but very pressing project."

    That Bit of Philosophy in All of Us: Talking to Tushar Irani

    Andy Fitch interviews Tushar Irani, author of "Plato on the Value of Philosophy: The Art of Argument in the Gorgias and Phaedrus."

    On Capitalism, Sport, Health, and Fandom: Royce A. White and Nathan Kalman-Lamb in Conversation

    Royce A. White and Nathan Kalman-Lamb discuss the recent explosion of mental health issues in the NBA and beyond.

    Fantastic Beasts and Muggles: Antihumanism in Rowling’s Wizarding World

    Dina Khapaeva explores anti-humanism within JK Rowling's latest additions to the Harry Potter saga.

    LARB Highlights 2018

    We’re looking back at some of the pieces we’re proud to have published this year. Here is a list curated around some recurring threads in our work.

    A Letter to Alfonso Cuarón from Srećko Horvat

    Srećko Horvat writes an admiring letter to Alfonso Cuarón, writer and director of the film "Roma."

    Tolkien’s Christmas Book May Be the Only One You Need to Read this Year

    Liam Heneghan on the recent release of Tolkien's book The Father Christmas Letters.

    High School Student, New Bride, Working Girl: The Social Uniforms Project Gazes Straight at Modern Korean Femininity

    Colin Marshall considers gender performance and androgyny, and the Korean Instagram account The Social Uniforms Project.