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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.
Constantine P. Cavafy, In Despair
Jeff Dolven, My Puppets Full Text
Jeff Dolven, Quarter
Forrest Gander, Body Visible
Paul Muldoon, Required Fields
Sharon Olds, The Haircut
Meghan O’Rourke, Pike's Peak
Meghan O’Rourke, Theory vs. Practice Full Text
Brenda Shaughnessy, Liquid Flesh
Brenda Shaughnessy, All Possible Pain Full Text