Larissa MacFarquhar
Larissa MacFarquhar

Larissa MacFarquhar is a contributing editor at New York magazine and Lingua Franca and an advisory editor at the Paris Review.

High Concept
June 17 1998 3:30 AMSuffer the ChildrenWhy can't we shut up about child abuse?
High Concept
April 17 1997 3:30 AMWho Cares If Johnny Can't Read?The value of books is overstated.
Oct. 29 1996 3:30 AMThe Fat Man SingsRichard Klein extols the pleasures of the flesh.
High Concept
June 25 1996 3:30 AMQuick FixThe shrinks who are shrinking psychotherapy.
High Concept
Nov. 13 1997 3:30 AMDiagnosis: Totally SaneThe DSM isn't crazy in the slightest.
Feb. 13 1997 3:30 AMThank Heaven for Little GirlsThe lubricious fantasies of Henry Darger.
July 31 1996 3:30 AMQuel Drag!New York's Ridiculous Theatrical Company strikes out in a strangely serious direction.
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Culture Gabfest
Nov. 30 2015 10:11 AM The “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus Segment The Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
  Health & Science
Nov. 30 2015 12:16 PM We Need a Moratorium on Genetically Modifying Humans The technology for potentially creating designer babies has progressed much faster than the deliberation.