The Paris Review No. 229
Frank Bidart on the Art of Poetry: "Why do something unless it corresponds to the shape and language of one’s inner life?" Lewis Lapham on the Art of Editing: "What happens to journalism in the sixties is that it becomes increasingly about the journalist. The so-called New Journalism was strenuously self-glorifying."
Fiction by Jonathan Escoffery, Richard Ford, Kimberly King Parsons, Mary Terrier, and Laura van den Berg.
Poetry by Frank Bidart, Jorge Luis Borges, Cynthia Cruz, Cornelius Eady, Paul Guest, Daniel Halpern, Edward Hirsch, Ishion Hutchinson, Lawrence Joseph, Debora Lidov, Campbell McGrath, Eileen Myles, Vivek Narayanan, D. Nurkse, Rosanna Warren, Lauren K. Watel, and Matthew Zapruder
Nonfiction by Lydia Davis. A portfolio by Alan Fears. A document by James Agee.