Paul La Farge

Paul La Farge is the author of three novels and a book of imaginary dreams. His latest project is Luminous Airplanes, a large web-based fiction.

  • March/April 2013: Noise-Canceling Headphones
    A mole's-eye view of the novel, its pleasures and inconveniences
    May 2009: A Scanner Darkly
    Reading The Kindly Ones isn’t a comfortable experience, or an ennobling one. So why is it so compelling?
    September 2006: Destroy All Monsters
    As profoundly dorky as it is, Dungeons & Dragons also provides moral clarity, utopian vision, and all the pleasures of reading.
    May 2005: The New World: or, How Frederic Tuten Discovered a Continent
    Tintin voyages to Macchu Picchu and develops interiority of character a sex life. Is he the Jaguar god?
    September 2004: Idiots!
    A new introduction to the 1926 novel Moravagine by Blaise Cendrars, whose scariest alter ego was actually modernism’s biggest idiot.
    March 2003: The Little Nicholson Baker In My Mind
    Small mucoid ejecta, John Updike, grocery lists, the Land’s End catalogue, and trains.
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