Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains, Elevators, and Waiting Rooms

Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains, Elevators, and Waiting Rooms

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Overview

Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains, Elevators, and Waiting Rooms by The Paris Review

From “the biggest little magazine in the world” comes an addictively clever anthology prescribed to fill all the blank moments of your life.

The Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains, Elevators, and Waiting Rooms is the ultimate, and perfect, theme-anthology. It's theme is the reader. Everyday we must live through moments of waiting—to get from one place to the next, from one appointment to another, for something to happen. This ingeniously useful compendium offers reading material to fill those gray moments with beauty, wonder, insight, and emotion. Organized by the time that the reader has available at that moment, the anthology provides a poem for that elevator ride to the lawyer's office; a short story for the thirty-minute commute; a novella for the three-hour plane ride. As ever, The Paris Review provides work from only the best writers of the last three generations.

Among those to appear:

- Mary Robison

- Denis Johnson

- Michael Chabon

- Marilyn Hacker

- Robert Pinsky

- and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312422400
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 07/01/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 7.86(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

The Paris Review since 1953, has published the work of Gabriel García Márquez, Alice Munro, Raymond Carver, Jonathan Lethem, Italo Calvino, and others. They celebrated their fiftieth anniversary last year with the publication of The Paris Review Book of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders, Intoxication, War, Whimsy, Horrors, God, Death, Dinner, Baseball, Travels, The Art of Writing, and Everything Else in the World Since 1953.

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