Sarah Mesle

Sarah Mesle

Los Angeles Review of Books

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Humanities editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books, where she writes for the "Dear Television" column

Sarah Mesle on KCRW

Summer calls for the open road, national park camping trips or relaxing on the beach with a good book. Right? Nah - why bother when you have new TV to watch?

TV Roundup: 'True Detective' and More

Summer calls for the open road, national park camping trips or relaxing on the beach with a good book. Right? Nah - why bother when you have new TV to watch?

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HBO was all about politics last night. The much anticipated Game of Thrones season 5 premiered, and what is that series if not a political drama.

HBO Premiers New "Game of Thrones" and "Veep"

HBO was all about politics last night. The much anticipated Game of Thrones season 5 premiered, and what is that series if not a political drama.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Aaron Sorkin didn’t mince words in a  New York Times op-ed today , saying journalists who publish leaked emails from the Sony hack are “morally treasonous and spectacularly…

'The Newsroom' Says Goodbye, And More

Aaron Sorkin didn’t mince words in a New York Times op-ed today , saying journalists who publish leaked emails from the Sony hack are “morally treasonous and spectacularly…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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