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Johanna Drucker Reviews A Quiet Passion May 22, 2017: Johanna Drucker is not a fan of the Terence Davies’s new Emily Dickinson biopic. In this her Los Angeles Review of Books review, she compares A Quiet Passion to the classic, macabre, What Ever [...] by

Maria Damon Reviews Melissa Buzzeo’s The Devastation May 22, 2017: Maria Damon recalls a childhood dream, at the beginning of her LARB review, in which she and Artaud saved each other from terrible institutions: Artaud, from a psychiatric hospital, and Damon, from [...] by

Shoshana Olidort Interviews Almog Behar at Los Angeles Review of Books May 2, 2017: Stanford doctoral candidate Shoshana Olidort spends time with Almog Behar, a poet, critic, and activist based in Jerusalem, in her most recent interview at LARB. Olidort studies comparative [...] by

A Second Look at Second Books at LARB March 28, 2017: Lisa Russ Spaar has been focusing her Los Angeles Review of Books articles on second collections of poetry for half a decade now. In this most recent article at LARB, she examines second works by [...] by

Harmony Holiday Explores Black Polymaths, Specters, & Allusions in Hollywood Forever March 20, 2017: Harmony Holiday’s third poetry collection, Hollywood Forever, “is scored in the minor key of black history,” Laura Goode writes at Los Angeles Review of Books. Holiday collages [...] by

Book of Our Dreams: Emily Berry in Conversation With Ralf Webb at Los Angeles Review of Books March 13, 2017: Emily Berry’s new poetry collection, Stranger, Baby (Faber & Faber), roots around in the writer’s subconscious in order to paint a complex portrait of human dreams and desires, loss [...] by

Stephanie Young on ‘Business Feminism’ at Los Angeles Review of Books February 28, 2017: With a nod to the recent Women’s March, with its oscillating signs and banners, Stephanie Young meditates on feminist activism’s relationship with bookstores. Young’s exploration [...] by

Chris Santiago & Viet Thanh Nguyen Talk Tula February 15, 2017: At Los Angeles Review of Books, Chris Santiago and Viet Thanh Nguyen converse on a range of topics, beginning with an exploration of the Tagalog word for poem: Tula (which, hey!, is also the title of [...] by

Sina Queyras on Lisa Robertson’s 3 Summers February 3, 2017: In Sina Queyras’s words, Lisa Robertson dares to think differently across all of her conceptual frameworks and in particular, this latest excursion, 3 Summers, published by Coach House Press [...] by

Nice Work Dylan, but Tagore Got There First January 25, 2017: We all know the first songwriter to win the Nobel was NOT Bob Dylan, right? Of course that honor went to none other than poet, artist, songwriter, performer Rabindranath Tagore. Now that we’re [...] by