The Paris Review, issue 230 (Fall 2019)

October 31, 2020
The Paris Review, issue 230 (Fall 2019)

Alice McDermott on the Art of Fiction: "If there’s anything funabout composing a novel—and on many days, I’m not sure thereis—it’s in finding the architecture of a story."Michael Hofmann on the Art of Translation: "Isn’t everythinguntranslatable when you come down to it?"Fiction by Anuk Arudpragasam, Matthew Baker, Olivia Clare, LeighNewman, William Styron, and Diane Williams. Poetry by CharlesBernstein, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Stephanie Burt, AndersCarlson-Wee, Tadeusz Dąbrowski, Sally Dawidoff, Camille Dungy,Jeffrey Gustavson, John Koethe, Joyce Carol Oates, Donald Platt,Kevin Prufer, Damion Searls, Solmaz Sharif, Mary Szybist, LizaWatkins, and Amy Woolard.A tribute to Susannah Hunnewell. A portfolio by Sayuri Ichida,with an essay by Chloe Honum.