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As reports emerge of how mob vandalism targeted, in particular, racialized objects within the U.S. Capitol, we need to reckon with those artifacts within its walls.
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This week, the staff of ‘The Paris Review’ cozies up with some Hong Sang-soo films, revisits a previously inscrutable novel, and reads Emerson Whitney.
In this new series, writers present the books they’re finally making time for and consider what it’s like to read them in these strange times.
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The writing of Enrique Vila-Matas is marked by a dazzling array of quotation, plagiarism, frames, self-plagiarism, digressions and meta-digressions: an intense and witty textual delirium that has made him one of the most original and celebrated writers in the Spanish language. Born in Barcelona in 1948, he published his first novel—a single, sternly uninterrupted sentence—in 1973. Continuing his fidelity to …
Moratorium, armistice, truce, respite—that was what you never got on W-3. You plunged right in, in medias res, and life went on twenty-four hours a day.
Cooking up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.
Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Jason Alexander, Charlotte Rampling, Danez Smith, Sarah Manguso, Salman Rushdie, Molly Ringwald, Jenny Slate, Devendra Banhart, and more
Because yet again, we’re going to have to swerve for some white man, at some time,
and I’m thinking back