The Paris Review is a groundbreaking publication bringing together fiction, poetry and prose from great writers all over the world. Its legendary interview series alone represents the single most important body of work that celebrates writing about writing.
Publishing quarterly, each issue is a tribute to the possibilities of the written word and under Lorin Stein's canny editorial leadership it looks set to continue and expand on what it has achieved in its illustrious life to date.
This edition includes: the fourth and last instalment of Rachel Cusk's fiction, interviews with comics creator Chris Ware and Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld, an essay by David Searcy and letters from the late fifties between George Plimpton, Terry Southern, and Alexander Trocchi.
Full contents: Fiction by David Gates, Rachel Cusk, Atticus Lish, Alejandro Zambra - Interviews with Aharon Appelfeld, Herta Muller, Chirs Ware - Poetry by Karen Solie, Stephen Dunn, Maureen N. Mclane, Devin Johnston, Ben Lerner, Frederick Seidel, Linda Pastan, Brenda Shaughnessy - Nonfiction by David Searcy - Document: letters between George Plimpton and Terry Southern
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 238 x 158 x 16 mm
One of the few truly essential literary magazines of the twentieth century - and now of the twenty-first. Frequently weird, always wonderful -- MARGARET ATWOOD