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  • True Crimes, American Fantasies

    Features PSYCHO KILLER, QU’EST-CE QUE C’EST? ELIZABETH SCHAMBELAN ON PSYCHOPATHS’ CHASMIC CHARM BEAUTY IS SLEUTH GENE SEYMOUR ON DETECTIVE NOVELIST ROSS MACDONALD ON COKE JESSE BARRON ON NARCO CARTELS AND NEW DRUG NARRATIVES LOVE ON THE RUN TERRY CASTLE ON PATRICIA HIGHSMITH’S LESBIAN RENEGADES …

    Features

    PSYCHO KILLER, QU’EST-CE QUE C’EST?

    ELIZABETH SCHAMBELAN ON PSYCHOPATHS’ CHASMIC CHARM

    BEAUTY IS SLEUTH

    GENE SEYMOUR ON DETECTIVE NOVELIST ROSS MACDONALD

    ON COKE

    JESSE BARRON ON NARCO CARTELS AND NEW DRUG NARRATIVES

    LOVE ON THE RUN

    TERRY CASTLE ON PATRICIA HIGHSMITH’S LESBIAN RENEGADES

    RACHEL MONROE on Emma Cline’s killer-cult novel

    DAVID O’NEILL on Maggie Nelson’s radical true-crime memoir

    GARY INDIANA and SARAH NICOLE PRICKETT on what makes a murderer

    KEVIN YOUNG on inveterate hoaxer Clark Rockefeller

    NIKIL SAVAL on seeing the city through a burglar’s eyes

    Christopher Sorrentino on Don DeLillo’s Libra

    Dana Spiotta on Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon

    Brian Evenson on Jon Krakauer’s Under the Banner of Heaven

    Adam Thirlwell on Dorothy B. Hughes’s The Expendable Man

    Minna Zallman Proctor on Janet Malcolm’s Iphigenia in Forest Hills

    Lidija Haas on Jana Leo’s Rape New York

    Laura Lippman, James Sallis, Jake Lamar, and Alison Gaylin on memorable crime writing

    Albert Mobilio on Tom Folsom’s The Mad Ones

    Álvaro Enrigue on Asa Earl Carter

    Lynne Tillman on O.J. Simpson

    Eric Banks on David W. Maurer’s The Big Con

    David O’Neill on Taryn Simon’s The Innocents

    Kate Sutton on Zoe Crosher’s LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific

    Columns

    THE CULTIST

    KAITLIN PHILLIPS on Amie Barrodale’s brilliantly sick debut

    THE BEST-SELLER LIST

    HEATHER HAVRILESKY on the wonderful and horrifying world of microbes

    FOOD

    MELANIE REHAK on a coming-of-age cookbook

    ROUNDUP

    CHRISTOPHER LYON on noteworthy new art books

    LUXURY & DEGRADATION

    LUCY ELLMANN on the cupcakeable Helen Gurley Brown

    Fiction

    AMITAVA KUMAR: Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing

    TIM MARTIN: Yuri Herrera’s The Transmigration of Bodies

    NAMARA SMITH: Lydia Millet’s Sweet Lamb of Heaven

    JUSTIN TAYLOR: Rebecca Schiff’s The Bed Moved

    EMILY GOULD: Jessica Winter’s Break in Case of Emergency

    Current Affairs & Politics

    JEFF SHARLET: Barry Meier’s Missing Man: The American Spy Who Vanished in Iran

    SUZY HANSEN: J. Kael Weston’s The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan

    THOMAS CHATTERTON WILLIAMS: Carol Anderson’s White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide and Robert P. Jones’s The End of White Christian America

    BRUCE BARTLETT: Jeff Nesbit’s Poison Tea: How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Invented the Tea Party and Captured the GOP and Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson’s American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper

    JACOB SILVERMAN: Tom Vanderbilt’s You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice

    THOMAS J. SUGRUE: Mitchell Duneier’s Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea

    CHRIS LEHMANN: Nancy Isenberg’s White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

    Arts & Letters

    MEGHAN O’ROURKE: Ben Lerner’s The Hatred of Poetry

    PRUDENCE PEIFFER: Women of Abstract Expressionism

    CAMDEN JOY: Slash: A Punk Magazine from Los Angeles, 1977–80

    HAL FOSTER: Pascal Quignard’s The Hatred of Music

    LINDSAY ZOLADZ: Alan Light’s What Happened, Miss Simone?

    BRENDA WINEAPPLE: Louisa Thomas’s Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

    ALBERT MOBILIO: Kerry James Marshall: Mastry

    CRISTINA NEHRING: Jules Howard’s Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality, Katie Roiphe’s The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End, Oliver Sacks’s Gratitude, Michael Kinsley’s Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide, and Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air

    ALLEN BARRA: Matt Houlbrook’s Prince of Tricksters: The Incredible True Story of Netley Lucas, Gentleman Crook!!!!

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