The Paris Review No. 182
David Grossman on the art of fiction: “I take literature seriously. You're dealing with explosives.”
August Kleinzahler on Robert Frost: “his voice is attractively American: just your average metaphysical New Hampshire dirt farmer, nothin' fancy.”
New stories from Stephen King, J. Robert Lennon, and Richard Price.
Fall poetry featuring August Kleinzahler, David Lehman, Marilyn Chin, and Edward Nobles.
Plus Pablo Escobar's life in photographs, doodles from the notebooks of James Merrill, and debut fiction from Danielle Evans.