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

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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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