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Author of the NYTimes bestseller Blood Will Out abt my unsuspecting ten-year friendship w/ the impostor and murderer who called himself 'Clark Rockefeller'

Travel Beyond Your Imagination — Image courtesy of Linde Waidhofer/Conservacion Patagonica See our full list of Where to Go in 2015. The other day I read an article about a new pair of high-tech goggles that will allow a user to experience immersive, computerized 3D worlds. The article predicted that the goggles, when connecte...

AMERICAN MICROREVIEWS & INTERVIEWS — When author Walter Kirn was tasked with delivering a hunting dog to Clark Rockefeller in the summer of 1998, he thought the trip would provide him with the opportunity to brush paths with a true eccentric.

Where to Go in 2015 — Travel connects our insides with life's outsides, sometimes in disorienting ways that cause us to lose our balance momentarily. Now more than ever is the time to disconnect and experience the real world.

Thanksgiving: The Most Guilt-Inducing Holiday — It's the holiday when you're never where you need to be. It's also the one when the people you need to be with, the ones who are already there and waiting for you because they live there, the meal is at their house, feel the least shame about telling you to try.

The other Rockefella

W. W. Norton & Company — The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade A Liveright book A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014 An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

Sad Sack Superman — Like Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf and anything by Antonin Artaud, Frederick Exley's A Fan's Notes is one of those books that gets pushed on you by crazy people. I was in Munich in the early 1980s, widening my horizons on a Eurailpass, when it was pushed on me. An aging beatnik...

A Son Discovers Clues to God — My Mother's Bible: A Son Discovers Clues to God by Walter Kirn is on Jonathan's read shelf. Jonathan gave this book 5 stars

‘Hyde,’ by Daniel Levine — Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" is an oblique and artful Gothic tale framed as a detective story. The truth seeker is Jekyll's lawyer, Utterson, the book's most prominent character.

[VIDEO] The Difference Between a Con Man and a Writer — This interview is part of an ongoing LARB A.V. series from this year's LA Times Festival of Books. Go to the LARB A.V. homepage to see more interviews with T.C. Boyle, Daniel Handler, Mona Simpson, Leslie Jamison, Adrian Todd Zuniga and Terry McMillan, and keep checking in for upcoming interviews with Charlie LeDuff, Michelle Huneven, and many more.
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Dec 19, 2014

RT @summerbellessa: This is @realbrookewhite's last push for her charity album #nevergrowup. Proceeds are for @ourrescue, which is an...

Dec 19, 2014

@laurabenedict it's always easier than you might think to make this writer's day. and no less welcome because of it.

Dec 19, 2014

RT @laurabenedict: Giving @walterkirn's amazing book BLOOD WILL OUT to all the smart people I know. You should too.…

Dec 17, 2014

Thanks @KBAndersen for yet another fine @Studio360show You elevate us so painlessly, so smoothly, and I'm grateful you're out there.

Dec 17, 2014

RT @AFilipacchi: "It felt like a noble gesture at the time, and I was in the mood for an adventure." Blood Will Out by @walterkirn…

Dec 17, 2014

Amazed by the level, and sheer hoariness, of seemingly Russian sponsored anti-semitism in the comments sections of the news web

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