The Paris Review No. 238, Winter 2021
Gary Indiana on the Art of Fiction: “I’m allergic to the idea of myself as the subject of any of my books. I don’t write them as self-revelation, in the contemporary sense.”
Annette Gordon-Reed on the Art of Nonfiction: “We law professors have a certain arrogance— we think we can be experts on anything.”
Prose by Annie Baker, Chetna Maroo, Emmanuel Carrère, and Sterling HolyWhiteMountain.
Poetry by Tove Ditlevsen, Terrance Hayes, Ben Lerner, Sally Wen Mao, Eugenio Montale, Sharon Olds, and Kathleen Ossip.
Art by Leilah Babirye and Scott Covert.
Cover by Rose Wylie.