Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal Fall 2014
By: Tom Lutz (editor)Paperback
Launched in 2011 as online magazine to revive the great American tradition of the long-form literary and cultural arts review, the Los Angeles Review of Books has established itself as a new institution for writers and readers unlike anything else. A nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine, LARB combines serious book review with the evolving technologies of the web. The LARB Quarterly Journal reflects the best that this institution has to bring to readers all over the world. Cultivating a stable of regular contributors, both eminent (Jane Smiley, Mike Davis, Jonathan Lethem) and emerging (Jenny Hendrix, Colin Dickey, Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah), LARB achieves a certain tone that readers expect and enjoy: looser and more eclectic than other journals, grounded in literature but open to all varieties of cultural experience, far from the New York publishing hothouse atmosphere but not myopically focused on Los Angeles either. The LARB Quarterly Journal builds on the best aspects of the online magazine and proves that long-form literary and cultural arts review is alive and well.
Edited by Tom Lutz, the Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with the evolving technologies of the Web. We are a community of writers, critics, journalists, artists, filmmakers, and scholars dedicated to promoting and disseminating the best that is thought and written, with an enduring commitment to the intellectual rigor, the incisiveness, and the power of the written word.
5 Catholic Girls /// Judy Chicurel 20 Beth's Uncle /// Aimee Bender 23 A Stranger in Siem Reap /// Evan James 26 New Moon /// Carl Adamshick 28 The Sirens /// Robin Kirman 34 My Only Uncle /// Mona Simpson 37 The Big Sleep #2 /// Martha Ronk 38 T he E vergreen D ream /// Alice Bolin 48 Artist Portfolio: Henry Taylor /// Jonathan Griffin 64 "Of the Making of Many Books There is No End": Remembering Michael Kammen, the Professor of Paradox /// Douglas Greenberg 80 Missing Father /// Diana Abu-Jaber 83 If You Peeked and Saw Gaza /// Sesshu Foster 84 Aunties /// Rabih Alameddine 86 A Girl's Guide to Sexual Purity /// Carmen Maria Machado 98 The Big Sleep #3 /// Martha Ronk 100 My Nieces /// Daniel Handler 103 John Rechy: An Interview /// John-Manuel Andriote and Tom Lutz 116 Two Uncles /// Lily Tuck 118 Writing in Cafes: A Personal History /// Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft 124 Uncle Wes /// Michelle Huneven 127 The Big Sleep #4 /// Martha Ronk 128 Musical Strings Infinitely Resonate /// Ravi Mangla 132 Comic Poems /// Gary Jackson
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