I think if Dickens was alive today, he’d have been working for the BBC, until HBO offered him much more money.
RIP our co-founder and longtime friend Peter Matthiessen. We are honored to have known him and will miss him dearly.
Read his Art of Fiction interview.
Read his story “A Replacement.”
Listen to Matthiessen on the art of travel writing.
Pictured: Matthiessen with Paris Review co-founders William Styron, Tom Guinzburg, and George Plimpton.
An undervalued photographer for most of his life, Saul Leiter quietly amassed a body of work that has only recently begun receiving the credit it deserves. Take a look at a selection of his work: http://nyr.kr/1i8QWyN
Above: “Deborah at Tante Esther’s, c. 1947” Photograph by Saul Leiter, courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York/Steidl
By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to “normalize” them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many of those diagnoses are wrong, and that most of those boys are being drugged for no good reason—simply for being boys. It’s time we recognize this as a crisis.