Today the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) launched LARB ePubs, a biweekly eBook series that will republish essays from the review’s growing archive that already counts 150 literary essays.
The individual issues will be sold at Amazon and the literary journal’s store for $4.99.
Here’s more about the series: “LARB ePubs will feature book reviews and cultural essays by prominent writers such as David Shields, Barbara Ehrenreich, Michael Tolkin, and others, delivering LARB’s exceptional content in a format that is tailored to the e-reader platform … LARB ePubs is part of an industry trend towards making long-form journalistic content available for e-publication.”
The first issue has this lineup:
David Shields on the line between life and art.
Ben Ehrenreich on “the death of the book.”
Geoff Nicholson on Buster Keaton.
Joshua Clover on the financial crisis.
Louise Steinman on Jacob Glatstein’s The Glatstein Chronicles.
Lisa Jane Persky on literary tattoos.
Laurie Winer on the novels of Glenn Beck.
An extended interview by Jean Stein with the late Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern on Hustler’s Larry Flynt.