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Jonathan Franzen on the art of fiction: “When I was younger, the main struggle was to be a 'good writer.' Now I more or less take my writing abilities for granted, although this doesn’t mean I always write well.” And Louise Erdrich on her heritage and being pigeonholed.

A novella by Péter Nádas, new fiction from Claire Vaye Watkins and Alexandra Kleeman.

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Published December 2010

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Founded in Paris by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton in 1953, The Paris Review began with a simple editorial mission: “Dear reader,” William Styron wrote in a letter in the inaugural issue, “The Paris Review hopes to emphasize creative work—fiction and poetry—not to the exclusion of criticism, but with the aim in mind of merely removing criticism from the dominating place it ...more
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