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“this is for all those wicked NDN bros out there up at ONE AM on a FUCKIN TUESDAY ”
The Paris Review promotes the most exciting writers of the day and supports inquisitive readers the world over.
Is the light you appear to shed made of ghosts? Please circle one: Yes No
“In the spring they ripen and swarm the trees ...”
“Jefferson had helped create his own country. But he wanted black people to leave it. All of that made me think about the idea of a nation—what does it mean to be a nation of people? How do you create one?”
This week, we’ve lowered the paywall on Jacques Hérold’s 1961 art portfolio, Charles Johnson’s Art of Fiction interview, and more!
“As soon as Farley's collar was unhooked, he took the nearest, steepest slope down into the dell.”
This episode is devoted to the work of Edward P. Jones.
“Passing through the hallway on their way out, her sisters tipped their heads in the direction of the statue of the goddess Durga.”