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Act Fast: Offer Will Not Last!

November 14, 2012 | by

This Friday, November 16, is your last chance to take advantage of our special mug deal!

If you’ll recall, one side of this classic diner mug displays our logo. The other side (not pictured here):

“The first really promising development in youthful, advance guard, or experimental writing in a long time.” —Newsweek, 1953

It’s yours with a one-year subscription or renewal; your subscription will begin with our winter issue.

Order now! Offer good for U.S. addresses only.

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The Winter Issue: Naughty and Nice

November 21, 2011 | by

The Paris Review sends you holiday cheer—and our Winter issue! Naughty or nice, it’s got something for everyone: a portfolio of women by women, curated by our art editor, Charlotte Strick; fiction by Clarice Lispector, Paul Murray, and Adam Wilson; the English-language debut of  French literary sensation Valérie Mréjen; and the conclusion of Roberto Bolaño’s lost novel The Third Reich, with original illustrations by Leanne Shapton.

The Winter issue also contains long-awaited interviews with—

Jeffrey Eugenides:

I tell my students that when you write, you should pretend you’re writing the best letter you ever wrote to the smartest friend you have. That way, you’ll never dumb things down. You won’t have to explain things that don’t need explaining. You’ll assume an intimacy and a natural shorthand, which is good because readers are smart and don’t wish to be condescended to.

and Alan Hollinghurst:

I was very excited by the idea of telling truths that hadn’t been told before and breaking down literary categories. Descriptions of gay sexual behavior had until then tended to be restricted to pornography, and the presence of gay lives in fiction had been scant. So I had the great fortune of being given this relatively unexplored territory.

Plus … poems by David Wagoner, Jonathan Galassi, Dorothea Lasky, Ange Mlinko, Gottfried Benn, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips.

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St. Mark’s Saved

November 3, 2011 | by

Great news in this morning’s Observer: Cooper Union has agreed to give St. Mark’s Bookshop a break on the rent, and the store will remain open. Many thanks to our readers who helped save St. Mark’s, whether by signing the petition or just by picking up a copy of the Review. (The save–St. Mark’s discount will remain in effect until our winter issue appears.)

And three cheers for Cooper Union!

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Santa Comes to White Street, Holds Monster Truck Rally, Lorin’s Head Explodes

December 15, 2010 | by

Just in time to launch our December issue—out now!—Santa showed up in the person of longtime Review fan Paul Opperman, plus his friends Aaron Mirman (music), of the Duotone Audio Group, and Todd Stewart (editing), of Consulate Films. They gave us our first video ever! Paul assures us that no drawings or authors were actually harmed in the making of this tribute.

Music is by Paul and Aaron. Monster truck vocals—including Monster Truck Franzen and Monster Truck Erdrich—are by Todd. (“I only do monster truck.”) Footage of Lorin talking was repurposed from the cutting-room floor of Plimpton!, a work in progress by Tom Bean and Luke Poling.

As they say in the advertising business, this is your “call to action”—order now!

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All Your Christmas Problems—Solved

November 29, 2010 | by

We just came up with a brilliant idea1, if we do say so ourselves.

For the first time ever, you can give our winter issue—plus a year’s subscription and a sexy new Paris Review T-shirt—in time for Christmas. Just order before December 20th and we’ll take care of the rest.

How are we pulling off this Amazon-like feat of speedy delivery? By filling all orders here on White Street. That’s also why each gift package comes with a note signed by yours truly. And why our office is full of tissue paper.

We are our own elves. Click here to buy it now.

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  1. Actually it was our friend Paul Opperman, but we saw the brilliance of it immediately.

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