The Review

The Paris Review No. 135

P. D. James on Sherlock Holmes, the emergence of the female detective, and a fear of painful dying.

“When I sit down at this desk I am still as bashful before the virgin page as I was sixty years ago”: Patrick O’Brian on the Art of Fiction.

A Semester with Allen Ginsberg: Diary excerpts from Elissa Schappell.

An essay by Bernard Cooper. Stories by Rick DeMarinis and Francine Prose. Poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, Thom Gunn, and Sandra McPherson.

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