The Paris Review No. 248, Summer 2024

The Paris Review No. 248, Summer 2024

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Mary Robison on the Art of Fiction: “The first thing they’d say was ‘This is a nice story—where’s your novel?’ And I would just lie my head off. ‘Oh, it’s at home. It’s almost there!’”

Elaine Scarry on the Art of Nonfiction: “A lot of my troubles in life have come from taking literally what I should have understood as figurative.”

Prose by Peter Cornell, Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill, Renee Gladman, Nancy Lemann, Banu Mushtaq, K Patrick, and Anne Serre.

Poetry by Mosab Abu Toha, Diana Garza Islas, Homer, Douglas Kearney, Kim Hyesoon, Masaoka Shiki, Patty Nash, and Jana Prikryl.

Art by Lauren Halsey and G. Peter Jemison.

Cover: Jeremy Frey, Radiance, 2024, black ash, sweetgrass, and synthetic dye, 22 x 12 in.

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