The Review

The Paris Review No. 9

“Almost languidly, he pushed the sword home in just the right place, up to the pommel. In that instant Islero raised his head, and stabbed the right horn, the bad one, into the upper part of Manolete’s right thigh”: An essay on the death of a Spanish national hero.

The Art of Fiction: Georges Simenon on the eleven-day novel.

Self-portraits by Matisse, Chagall, and Leger.

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