The Paris Review No. 225, Summer 2018
László Krasznahorkai on the Art of Fiction: “The smallest details are a question of life and death. A mistake in a sentence kills me.” Hilton Als on the Art of the Essay: “The only real voice to listen to is the one that tells you where you should be going with your work. So that’s where I end up going.”
The third and final installment of a novel by Katharine Kilalea. New fiction by Cristina Rivera Garza, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ben Marcus, Wayétu Moore, Benjamin Nugent, and Shruti Swamy.
Poems by Sylvie Baumgartel, Szilárd Borbély, Hilda Hilst, Maureen N. McLane, Iman Mersal, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Jana Prikryl, Michael Robbins, and ’Antarah ibn Shaddād.
Nonfiction by Kiese Laymon. Selections from Jan Morris’s diaries. A portfolio by Edie Fake, with an essay by Renee Gladman. And documents from Kathy Acker’s library selected by Julian Brimmers.