The Paris Review Book of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders, Intoxication, War, Whimsy, Horrors, God, Death, Dinner, Baseball, Travels, the Art of Writing, and Everything Else in the World Since 1953
For fifty years, The Paris Review has published writing and interviews from the world's most brilliant authors. Here to commemorate its golden anniversary is a breathtakingly diverse and illuminating anthology, with the greatest writers of the last half-century writing on the greatest subjects. It is a unique collection of stories, poetry, thoughts, and observations on the themes of modern life both great and trivial, as well as a compendium of timeless insights into how and why we embark on the processes of creativity and critical thinking.
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Hardcover; 752 pages