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Lili Loofbourow

Lili Loofbourow has written for the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, Slate, Boston Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is working on several projects including a novel, a book of cultural criticism, and a family history.


Photographs by Lili Loofbourow

The Last Days of High Bridge Arms

Spring 2016 | Articles

1. The week before it closes for good, High Bridge Arms feels both cluttered and bare. The rifles and shotguns that once lined a wall like ribs are gone, sold. So are the T-shirts (“SAN FRANCISCO’S LAST GUN SHOP”), which sold out within days [...]

Illustration by Andy Omel

Bull Shipping

Summer 2015 | Essays

We all owe our lives to someone’s vision and someone else’s blind spot, but it’s seldom quite so literal: I owe my existence to that tumor and the sight lines that developed around it.