The Paris Review No. 48
“A Rolls-Royce mind bumping and humming”: E. B. White on the Art of the Essay.
“I sit here in a kind of stupor and call it thought”: John Steinbeck weeps over Petrarch’s sonnets and charts signals from a distant star.
Stories by Donald Barthelme, Evan S. Connell, and Joy Williams. Poems by Gerard Malanga.