The Paris Review No. 100 Summer-Fall 1986
The Art of Fiction: John Irving on the secrets of profligacy, the ills of criticism, and Monday Night Football with John Cheever.
“Don’t you worry I like to be your sharpener and it’s a pleasure”: Gertrude Stein’s letters of encouragement to an aspiring novelist.
Stories by Nadine Gordimer, William Maxwell, Leonard Michaels, Alice Munro, and Marilynne Robinson. Poems by Amy Clampitt, James Dickey, Allen Ginsberg, and Jorie Graham.