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The Paris review book of heartbreak, madness, sex, love, betrayal, outsiders, intoxication, war, whimsy, horrors, God, death, dinner, baseball, travels, the art of writing, and everything else in the world since 1953 / by the editors of the Paris review ; with an introduction by George Plimpton.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown 808.8 P232 (Text) 79361000034503 Adult Nonfiction - Literature & Poetry Available -

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  • ISBN: 0312422393 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780312422394 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 907 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Picador pbk. ed
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2004.

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Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / George Plimpton -- Letter to an editor / William Styron -- Heartbreak: Terrific mother / Lorrie Moore -- Elms / Jonathan Galassi -- Fine art of sighing / Bernard Cooper -- Intensive care / Heather McHugh -- Careful / Raymond Carver -- To Urania / Joseph Brodsky -- Madness: Zelda : a worksheet / Zelda Fitzgerald -- Lunar caustic / Malcolm Lowry -- Delirium / Barbara Hamby -- Autobiography / Susan Mitchell -- Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? / Bobbie Ann Mason -- Ascent of Mount Carmel / Robert Stone -- Sex: Alice / Donald Barthelme -- Rimininny! / S.X. Rosenstock -- Two cunts in Paris / John Updike -- Art of fiction CLXIII / William T. Vollmann -- Art of fiction CLXXII / Louis Begley -- Art of fiction XL / Vladimir Nabokov -- With a potpourri down under / Richard Howard -- Le jet d'eau / Anthony Hecht -- Ring of brightest angels around heaven / Rick Moody -- Art of fiction CXXXIV / Toni Morrison -- Art of fiction CXXI / Margaret Atwood -- A liberal education / Mordecai Richler -- Love: Little expressionless animals / David Foster Wallace -- Cyprian / Rosanna Warren -- Art of poetry LXXI / Ted Hughes -- Art of fiction CL / Jeanette Winterson -- Art of fiction CV / Edmund White -- To the French language / Kenneth Koch -- Los dos rancheros / Charlie Smith -- Pearls / Michael Cunningham -- Everything / A.R. Ammons -- Betrayal: Lorena / Lucille Clifton -- Migraine sonnets / Marilyn Hacker -- Chez Lambert / Jonathan Franzen -- You must relax! / Joanna Scott -- Marriage song / Beth Gylys -- Beet queen / Louise Erdrich -- Outsiders: Tugboat syndrome / Jonathan Lethem -- That art of fiction XVII / Truman Capote -- Against winter / Charles Simic -- Thirty-three / Adrienne Rich -- Funes the memorious / Jorge Luis Borges -- Spaceships have landed / Alice Munro -- Intoxication: It's six A.M., do you know where you are? / Jay McInerney -- Edmund Wilson / Mary McCarthy -- Guest / Stanley Elkin -- Art of fiction XII / William Faulkner -- Art of fiction XCIII / John Irving -- Art of journalism / Hunter S. Thompson -- Art of fiction XXXVI / William Burroughs -- Basketball diaries / Jim Carroll -- Car-crash while hitchhiking / Denis Johnson -- War: Last comes the raven / Italo Calvino -- Blind white fish in Belgium / Paul West -- Art of fiction CXL / Primo Levi -- Art of poetry V / Ezra Pound -- Art of fiction LXIV / Kurt Vonnegut -- Ends / Peter Ho Davies -- Pearl Harbor / Frank O'Hara -- Conqueror / W.S. Merwin -- Art of theater III / Harold Pinter -- Dead soldier's talk / Ha Jin -- Art of fiction CXLIX / John Le Carré -- Art of fiction CXLIII / Susan Sontag -- Terminus / Nicholas Christopher -- A prayer to the sun / Geoffrey Hill -- Whimsy: How to travel with a salmon / Umberto Eco -- Admonitory hippopotamus : or, Angelica and Sneezby / Edward Gorey -- Milking the moon / Eugene Walter -- Pomework : an exercise in occasional poetry / Various -- Plato Club / James Merrill and David Jackson -- Horrors: The little girl / Grace Paley -- Lackawanna / Galway Kinnell -- Art of fiction CLXXIII / Ian McEwan -- Heat / Joyce Carol Oates -- Home and away / Rachel Wetzsteon -- Broom : the new wife's tale / Charles Tomlinson -- Ailanthus / Vijay Seshadri -- In the country of last things / Paul Auster. (cont.) -- God: The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth -- Fallacy of thinking flesh is flesh / Pattiann Rogers -- A roadside resurrection / Larry Brown -- Breath / Robert Bly -- Saint / Gabriel García Márquez -- Memory cave / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Snakes / Susan Power -- Death: City midnight junk strains / Allen Ginsberg -- Virgin suicides / Jeffrey Eugenides -- Picnic, lightning / Billy Collins -- Art of poetry LXXV / Seamus Heaney -- Djinn in the nightingale's eye / A.S. Byatt -- Letter after an estrangement / Priscilla Becker -- Aqua Boulevard / Maile Meloy -- Saving / Robert Pinsky -- Sacred heart / Thom Gunn -- Return / John Montague -- A work in progress / Norman Mailer -- Dinner: In the belly of the cat / Daniel S. Libman -- Oysters / Gary Snyder -- Art of fiction XLVIII / Anthony Burgess -- Non-vegetarian / Marie Ponsot -- Devil's larder / Jim Crace -- Baseball: Batting against Castro / Jim Shepard -- Curt Flood / Anne Waldman -- Third inning / Donald Hall -- Hector Quesadilla story / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- Travels: The Mexican girl / Jack Kerouac -- Exodus / Robyn Selman -- Rostropovich at Checkpoint Charlie, November 11, 1989 / Joel Brouwer -- TV men : Antigone (Scripts 1 and 2) / Anne Carson -- A history of paisley / Agha Shahid Ali -- Interior of North Dakota / Barry Lopez -- Art of fiction LXXVIII / James Baldwin -- Art of poetry XXX / Philip Larkin -- Art of fiction CLIV / V.S. Naipaul -- Her real name / Charles D'Ambrosio -- Art of writing: Musica reservata / John Ashbery -- At a reading / J.D. McClatchy -- Making it / John Hollander -- Correspondence / Elizabeth Bishop and May Swenson -- On the literary life / John Cheever -- Art of fiction CLXXXIII / Ian McEwan -- Art of fiction LXIX / Gabriel García Márquez -- Art of fiction CXX / Mario Vargas Llosa -- Art of theater V / Tennessee Williams -- A radio interview / Gertrude Stein -- Art of poetry XLII / Octavio Paz -- Art of fiction XCIV / E.L. Doctorow -- Art of fiction LI / Joseph Heller -- Art of fiction CXXX / Italo Calvino -- Art of fiction CXXXIX / Chinua Achebe -- Art of fiction LXVII / Paul Bowles -- Art of fiction XLIII / John Updike -- Art of fiction CVI / John Mortimer -- Art of poetry / Robert Creeley -- Art of fiction XVI / Thornton Wilder -- Art of theater XII / Wendy Wasserstein -- Art of fiction XXI / Ernest Hemingway -- Art of fiction CXXXIII / James Salter -- Art of fiction CXXXV / Don DeLillo -- Art of fiction XXVIII / Henry Miller -- Art of fiction XII / William Faulkner -- Art of fiction LXXXVII / Elizabeth Hardwick.
Summary, etc.: To commemorate the golden anniversary of the Paris review, a breathtakingly diverse and illuminating anthology, with the greatest writers of the last half-century writing on the greatest subjects.
Subject: Literature > Collections.

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