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The Paris Review Book: of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders, Intoxication, War, Whimsy, Horrors, God, Death, Dinner, Baseball, ... and Everything Else in the World Since 1953

 
 
 
 
The Paris Review Book: of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders, Intoxication, War, Whimsy, Horrors, God, Death, Dinner, Baseball, ... and Everything Else in the World Since 1953
Author: The Paris Review
ISBN 13: 9780312422394
ISBN 10: 312422393
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 928
List Price: $26.00
 
 

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.