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Growing up in the context of no context.A few years ago, my late friend D. G. Myers and I had a disagreement about the relationship between advertising and ...

July 22, 2016 02:44 PM

Staff Picks: Fever Dreams, Tragic Spells, and In-betweens

Detail from the cover of Jesse Ball’s How to Set a Fire and Why.Carole Firstman’s ambitiously titled debut, Origins of the Universe and What It All Means, ...

July 22, 2016 02:02 PM

You Are on Display: An Interview with Morgan Parker

Photo by Kwesi Abbensetts.Morgan Parker has a long résumé—she teaches and edits—that somehow hasn’t precluded a prolific career as a poet. Her first ...

July 22, 2016 11:53 AM

A Big Glooby Blob of Sad Blufush, and Other News

Kerouac photographed by John Cohen, 1959. Image via The Spectator.Remember that time Henry James met Winston Churchill? The encounter took place in December, ...

July 22, 2016 06:00 AM

Zelda: A Worksheet

In our Fall 1983 issue, The Paris Review published twenty years’ worth of Zelda Fitzgerald’s letters to her husband, Scott. This selection comprises her ...

July 21, 2016 04:50 PM

Flannery’s Farm

Andalusia and the ache of identity. Flannery O’Connor in the driveway at Andalusia, 1962. © Joe McTyre/Atlanta Constitution.You can judge how far outside of ...

July 21, 2016 01:00 PM