The Monthly Digest: April 2018

We are committed to providing a space for such challenging, genre-defying essays, and take pride in the diversity of our offerings. The pieces below tackle everything from Saul Bellow’s childhood to the final journey of Karl Marx, from heroism to treason, and from the structural rage of popular feminism to dangerous irony of the far right.  — LARB Editorial

On the Necessity of Treason
Juan Benet, Adrian Nathan West – March 9, 2018
Adrian Nathan West presents his translation of an essay by the great Spanish prose writer Juan Benet (1927–1993)…. BETWEEN GENRES

The Monthly Digest: April 2018
In February LARB published a number of pieces that combine elements of reportage, historical research, and the lyrical essay.