The Paris Review No. 240, Summer 2022

The Paris Review No. 240, Summer 2022

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o on the Art of Fiction: "Often you can see things that the reader from the colonizing country cannot see. Your perspective is different."

Sigrid Nuñez on the Art of Fiction: "I grope my way forward blindly. The less you know about what's going to happen, the more room there is for your imagination."

Prose by Esther Yi, Rachel B. Glaser, Leonard Cohen, and Emma Cline. 

Poetry by Terrance Hayes, Katrina Haddad, Jeet Thayil, and Elisa Gonzalez.

Art by Marc Hundley.

Cover by Stanley Whitney.



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