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The Paris Review No. 198, Fall 2011

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The third installment from Roberto Bolaño's The Third Reich, with new illustrations by Leanne Shapton.

Nicholson Baker on the art of fiction: “I’ve always had an urge to try to hold on to places and documents and buildings.” And Dennis Cooper: “I think pornography is a very rich medium.”

Lydia Davis on translation and Madame Bovary and Geoff Dyer on Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker. New fiction from Kerry Howley. Anonymous photographs of children from the personal collection of Terry Castle.

Poems by Brenda Shaughnessy, Paul Muldoon, Forrest Gander, Sharon Olds, Constantine P. Cavafy, Meghan O'Rourke, and Jeff Dolven.