Paris Review Archive
It’s generally a mark of good writing when a writer is able to render something compelling, even intimate, despite nothing actually happening, plot-wise. Nathalie Leger’s contemplative “Barbara, Wanda,” in the the Fall 2016 Paris Review, is a testament to this kind of understatement.
In “Freedom,” Rachel Cusk explores the difficult task of attaining independence, both from the perspective of those who already have it and those who do not.
Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge Peter Orner Little, Brown and Co., August 2013 208 pages $25.00 This review was contributed by John Francisconi. The staff of The Paris Review recently took part in an AMA interview on Reddit, during which they were asked a question about flash fiction’s