The Paris Review, one of the leading literary magazines in the world, has launched a brand new blog, thanks to the efforts of editor Lorin Stein.
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The Paris Review launches blog
“The Glass Room”
Ranked #60 in Books 100
“The Glass Room” traces the history of a home and how it survives the ruin and chaos of dissolved families, wartime possession, and new inhabitants.
“How It Ended”
Ranked #48 in Books 100
“How It Ended” brings together three decades of short stories, representing the breadth of Jay McInerney’s career.
Ranked #40 in Books 100
Colson Whitehead’s semi-autobiographical novel features a boy named Benji and his family’s summer in the Hamptons.
Ranked #88 in Books 100
“Drift” forces us headfirst into the minds of various people whose lives are as stable as the waves crashing into the California coast.
“Eight White Nights”
Ranked #73 in Books 100
Guy and girl meet. Guy and girl fall in love. It’s a familiar story, made unique by the Proustian prose of Andre Aciman’s novel “Eight White Nights.”
Ranked #27 in Books 100
In “The Believers,” a controversial attorney defends an alleged Muslim terrorist in court before falling into a coma, bringing out the best and worst in his manic-depressive family.
Ranked #19 in Books 100
Only 192 pages, “Tinkers” overflows with electric language that captures the state of mind of George Washington Crosby, a dying man who is haunted by memories of his father.
Ranked #11 in Books 100
Tom Rachman’s debut novel, about a bunch of foreign correspondents in Rome, makes a splash in the literary scene.
New Yorker names 20 writers under 40
Inspiring both awe and envy, The New Yorker’s “20 under 40” list has finally been released, after months of media speculation and scrutiny.