The Paris Review

The Paris Review is a quarterly literary magazine established in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton. Plimpton edited the Review from its founding until his death in 2003. In its first five years, The Paris Review published works by Jack Kerouac, Philip Larkin, V. S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Adrienne Rich, Italo Calvino, Samuel Beckett, Nadine Gordimer, Jean Genet and Robert Bly. Lorin Stein is the current editor.The Review's highly regarded "Writers at Work" series includes interviews with Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote, Joan Didion, T. S. Eliot, Ralph Ellison, William Faulkner, Irwin Shaw, Elizabeth Bishop, and Vladimir Nabokov, among others.
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  • It’s hard out there for a hipster sex mag

    … One night last month a group of stylish young literary types gathered for a reading at KGB Bar in Manhattan’s East Village for its True Story Series, a weekly literary event that draws on different types of media to redefine the boundaries of nonfiction. The readers, however, weren’t your typical MFA wonks: Porn star Stoya was on hand…

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