JEFFREY J. WILLIAMS Tom Lutz started with a simple idea: newspapers were shrinking their review pages and there was no West coast version of the New York book reviews, so, a longtime resident of Los Angeles, he founded the LA Review of Books (LARB). Since its first appearance as a Tumblr account in 2011, it has quickly grown to a major site, now publishing more than 1500 new pieces per year, sponsoring several channels (such as Avidly, which covers television), a book club, a print quarterly, a radio show, and a blog, and enlisting an extensive network of donors and members. Lutz has crossed between academic and public spheres throughout his career, with two university press books and two trade books. His first book, American Nervousness: An Anecdotal History (Cornell UP, 1991), traces the motif of nerves that runs through a wide range of American literature and culture circa 1903, in figures such as Teddy Roosevelt and Hamlin Garland. He continued to look at the realm of feeling in the trade book, Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears (Norton, 1999), which covers a capacious range, this time from the ancients to the contemporary U.S. In his
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Published: Jan 8, 2016
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