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
“Scary, No Scary”
Ranked #46 in Books 100
“Scary, No Scary,” a delightfully bizarre poetry collection by Zachary Schomburg, draws readers into a post-apocalyptic dreamscape.
“News of the World”
Ranked #54 in Books 100
In “News of the World,” Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine shifts effortlessly between verse and prose.
“Upgraded to Serious”
Ranked #58 in Books 100
Heather McHugh’s book of poems, “Upgraded to Serious,” is a clever social commentary on the world today through ones of the oldest forms of literature.
Ranked #37 in Books 100
“Never-Ending Birds” by David Baker covers all the topics that make great poetry with sweeping Midwestern landscapes and stories of childhood, loss, and new loves.
Ranked #55 in Books 100
The vibrant wit and clever twists of Amy Gerstler’s poems make “Dearest Creature” a must-read.
“Inseminating the Elephant”
Ranked #32 in Books 100
Lucia Perillo echoes Sylvia Plath in “Inseminating the Elephant,” a collection of poems that blend tragedy with wit and humor.
“The Collected Poems of C. P. Cavafy”
Ranked #26 in Books 100
“The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy,” translated by Daniel Mendelsohn, renders the poet’s exquisite Greek ruminations in analogous English.
Ranked #25 in Books 100
D.A. Powell’s poetry collection “Chronic” soars in its electric anger, celebration and suspicion of love.
Ranked #87 in Web 100
Start your day right with a full reservoir of moving and modern works of poetry, from Rita Dove to Raymond Carver.