For a half-century, "The Paris Review" has published writing and interviews from the world's most brilliant authors. To commemorate the anniversary, a breathtakingly diverse and illuminating anthology has been assembled. The greatest writers here write and speak upon the greatest subjects of our time:
*Lorrie Moore and Raymond Carver on "Heartbreak"
*Vladimir Nabokov on SEX
*Kurt Vonnegut and Susan Sontag on "War"
*Jonathan Franzen on "Betrayal"
*Jeffrey Eugenides and Norman Mailer on "Death"
*Philip Roth on "God"
Inspiring a dizzying range of thought and emotion, the collection holds a mirror to the world we live in and to the reader's own hopes, dreams, fears, and joy.
"A richly endowed night-table volume that keeps on giving."--"The New Yorker""This astoundingly diverse anthology...is jam-packed with resonant and provocative work from some of our greatest writers, past and present.... The entries in this wonderful book can be read in any order, for the reader will be able to see his or her life reflected on every page." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
Series: Paris Review
Number Of Pages: 907
Published: 5th September 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.83 x 13.97 x 4.83
Weight (kg): 1.07