The Paris Review No. 191 Winter 2009
Ha Jin on the Art of Fiction.
An interview with Mary Karr: “In memoir, the only through-line is character represented by voice. So you better make a reader damn curious about who’s talking.”
Poetry from James Schuyler and Robert Hass.
A dispatch from the high plains of eastern Congo by Lieve Joris.
New stories by Aimee Bender, Patricio Pron, and Carsten René Nielsen.
Plus Benjamin Percy's encounters with the animal world; a folio of photographs by Massimo Vitali; winter poetry by Marianne Boruch, Cathy Park Hong, Dorothea Tanning; and more.