The Paris Review No. 223
Richard Holmes on the Art of Biography: “I found how intensely I enjoyed bringing someone back to life.” Stacy Schiff on the Art of Biography: “Properly speaking, the impulse to bury yourself in someone else’s life is not normal.”
The first installment of a novel by Katharine Kilalea. New fiction by Rana Dasgupta, Peter Mountford, and J. Jezewska Stevens.
Poems by Henri Cole, Tony Hoagland, Nick Laird, Morgan Parker, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Phillip B. Williams.
Nonfiction by Karl Ove Knausgaard. A portfolio by Hilton Als. And more selections from Duncan Hannah’s diaries.