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An interview with John McPhee:
“There are zillions of ideas out there—they stream by like neutrons.”
Ray Bradbury on the art of fiction.
A memoir of a boyhood in a Siberian criminal community.
Poetry from Charles Simic, Linda Pastan, and Deborah Landau.
New stories by Karl Taro Greenfeld, J. Robert Lennon, and new writer Belle Boggs.
Plus William Dalrymple encounters a warrior monk; photographs by G. M. B. Akash and Adrian Clarke; and more.
J. Robert Lennon, The Impossible Man Full Text
Ray Bradbury, The Art of Fiction No. 203 Full Text
John McPhee, The Art of Nonfiction No. 3 Full Text
Sarah Cohen, The Invisible Hand
Chloe Honum, Fever
Deborah Landau, Dear Someone Full Text
Alexander Nemser, The Encyclopedia of the Dead
Linda Pastan, Eve on Her Deathbed Full Text
J. Allyn Rosser, Sore Ga, Doshita
William Dalrymple, The Monk's Tale Full Text