The Review

The Paris Review No. 101

“The child was in a state of panic. There was a pile of crumpled pages on the floor, and my wife was saying, ‘I can’t believe this. I can’t believe this.’ She took the pad and pencil and dashed something off. I had been trying to write the perfect absence note”: E. L. Doctorow on the Art of Fiction.

Derek Walcott on poems v. plays, the West Indies, and the theater of the sea.

A story by W. S. Merwin. Poems by Linda Gregg, Eamon Grennan, Ha Jin, and Howard Nemerov.

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