Stories By Michael
A Talk With Cullen Murphy, Author of Are We Rome?April 29, 2020
"That said, the thinking that lay behind the invasion of Iraq—the notion that we could transform...
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Discusses Hip Hop’s Attitude Toward WomenApril 29, 2020
"The title was inspired by Snoop Dogg. It captures the ethos of the new gender politics...
Sophie Osborn on Saving the California CondorApril 29, 2020
"I think hunters need to start demanding more research into the human health impacts of hunting...
An Interview With Louis Kahn Biographer Carter WisemanApril 29, 2020
"I think the most powerful common thread running through Kahn’s work was his humanity. He seems...
An Interview With “Pistol Pete” Maravich Biographer Mark KriegelApril 29, 2020
"One of the components of genius, I would argue, is an unnaturally high tolerance for practice....
Allen Shawn Discusses PhobiasApril 29, 2020
"When I finally encountered the concept of ‘agoraphobia’, I recognized myself. I have an intense fear...
Mark Harris Discusses A “Natural Way of Burial”April 27, 2020
"Above ground, the local cemetery may look bucolic and natural; below the surface, it serves as...
Follow the California Literary Review on TwitterApril 15, 2020
Readers can now receive our latest postings through our new Twitter account, calitreview.
Denial of Death by Ernest BeckerJanuary 25, 2020
According to Becker, man is torn between his symbolic, self-conscious awareness and his animal nature. The...