Leslie Pietrzyk discusses the unsolved Tylenol Murders and the things that exist in order to give us the illusion of safety and control.
Alley Cat Bookshop in San Francisco’s Mission District
Alley Cat Bookshop is the newest addition to LARB's Reckless Reader program.
Thinking About Consciousness or Being Conscious About Thinking
Arthur McCaffrey reviews Daniel Helminiak's "Brain, Consciousness, and God" A Lonerganian Integration."
The Safest Place to Teach in America is a Prison
Ann E. Green discusses her experience with the Inside/Out Prison Exchange Program.
Only Connect: On The End of My Career by Martha Grover
Art Edwards reviews "The End of My Career" by Martha Grover.
Both Attaching to Texts and Inventing Them: Talking to Brian Glavey
Andy Fitch interviews Brian Glavey, author of "The Wallflower Avant-Garde: Modernism, Sexuality, and Queer Ekphrasis."
On Fear and Immortality: Dara Horn and Thomas Pierce in Conversation
Authors Dara Horn and Thomas pierce discuss the role of immortality in their new novels "Eternal Life" and "Afterlives."
Cover Me: On A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise
Lauren Kinney reviews "A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia" by Sandra Allen.
Autumn in New York
Greg Gerke considers real estate and construction in his neighborhood of Park Slope, New York.
Drinking with the Ghost: Alice Dunbar-Nelson in New Orleans
Katie Orphan visits the French Quarter of New Orleans to visit with the ghost of Alice Dunbar-Nelson.