Object Lessons from The Paris Review, Where Writers Present Some of Their Favorite Short Stories from Other Writers (Book Acquired, 6.11.2012)

by Biblioklept

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Okay: This one is really cool: Object Lessons features a bunch of short stories, some you may have read, each with a short lead-in (two-five pages) by another writer. So, we get Jeffrey Eugenides on Denis Johnson, or Ben Marcus on Donald Barthelme, or Lydia Davis on Jane Bowles, or Ali Smith on Lydia Davis. You know what, let me just share the table of contents (review down the line):

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8 Comments to “Object Lessons from The Paris Review, Where Writers Present Some of Their Favorite Short Stories from Other Writers (Book Acquired, 6.11.2012)”

  1. Ah, this is so amazing!

  2. This looks amazing. I kinda want to read that Thomas Glynn story now

  3. I looked for this issue on the RSS and went to Paris Review and searched it and couldn’t find it. Came back here and read that it is to be an October 2012 issue. Without an actual subscription, will these stories be available on my free Paris Review RSS? Denis Johnson’s (Train?) story is not available from the past issue.

  4. Oh, and, in general—this book is rad.

  5. I’m stoked. It’s nice to see that this is not just more logrolling.

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