The Paris Review

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Every week, the editors of The Paris Review lift the paywall on a selection of interviews, stories, poems, and more from the magazine’s.

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Re-Covered: Saturday Lunch with the Brownings
In her monthly column Re-Covered, Lucy Scholes exhumes the out-of-print and forgotten books that shouldn’t be. Saturday Lunch with the Brownings, the British writer Penelope Mortimer’s 1960 short story collection, carries a note of gratitude to the
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Why Does This Feel So Bad?
Context is what appears when you hold your attention open for long enough; the longer you hold it, the more context appears. Here’s an example. In the first year that I really got into bird-watching, I used The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western
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Look, It’s Earth Day
Happy Earth Day! When the oceans have boiled over and the birds have died out, when the coasts have receded and the scorched vegetation ceased smoking, at least we’ll still have the work of the sixteenth-century miniaturist Joris Hoefnagel by which t