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The Paris Review
Staff Picks: Valeria Luiselli, Walton Ford, Elizabeth Hardwick #Fridayreads
Sick Souls: On Writers Who Found Religion in Prison
William Gass, The Art of Fiction No. 65, interviewed by Thomas LeClair, published in The Paris Review no. 70 (Summer 1977). #writersatwork #williamgass #parisreview
Obscene Mapplethorpe for sale, and other news.
Ludwig Bemelmans and the art of innkeeping.
See Our Art Editor, Charlotte Strick, at Designers & Books This Weekend
On translating Marianne Fritz’s “The Weight of Things.”
T. S. Eliot’s erotica, the sex lives of the castrati, London fog, and other news.
“Aunt Alma,” a Poem by W. S. Merwin, who is eighty-eight today.
Preorder “The Unprofessionals” and get 25% off.
Now That “Happy Birthday” Is Legal, Can TV Be More Normal?
For International Translation Day: On the occasional glories of failed translations.
Nineteenth-century newspaper names, and other news.
“Everything,” by A. R. Ammons, published in The Paris Review no. 165 (Spring 2003). #poetry #arammons #parisreview
Remembering Saint Jerome on International Translation Day.
If You See Wordsworth at the Side of the Road
Bad Moon on the Rise: Singing in Public
Why Did China Censor a Photo of a Granny with an Umbrella?
A Polar Wind: Robert Kloss and Matt Kish in Conversation
Photos from MacArthur fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier's monograph “The Notion of Family.”
Six paintings from Matthew Brannon’s “Skirting the Issue.”
The woman behind Mick Jagger’s “Satisfaction.”
The Great September Gale, William Vollmann on Trotsky, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and other news.
A handsome fleet of coffeepot trucks and some coffeepot-shaped buildings. #NationalCoffeeDay

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