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The Paris Review promotes the most exciting writers of the day and supports inquisitive readers the world over.
“Like my brain, it’s a fun place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.”
“She advertised her contempt for democracy by wearing jeans and desert boots.”
“I recall lying on a bed, looking at a manuscript on the floor as I reached to turn pages, and thinking to myself, I must mean everything I say, every word.”
“(I am always seeking to learn from lovers)”
“How could I let them know that in the Bible, God only showed up when it was time to smite somebody?”
“Having worn my camouflage for leisure, / having fed upon a shale bed’s vapors”
“Nothing is more flattering to an artist than the illusion that he is a secret revolutionary.”