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At the Algonquin Hotel: A Conversation With Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson and I had our third, and longest, <i>Grand Budapest Hotel</i> conversation in February 2014 at the Algonquin Hotel. Our conversation lasted a …

Edward Norton

The Triple Threat Who Can't Be Stopped

When 21-year-old Lukas Verzbicas turned pro as a triathlete, he got death threats. As a teenager, he’d been billed as the next great hope in American running, becoming only the fifth high school star to break the four-minute barrier in the mile. As some runners saw it, he’d betrayed their sport. …

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Consequence of Sound

Dead White Reds

The tradition of all the dead generations,” Marx wrote 150 years ago, “weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.” Today, with our politics …

Paris Review - Jim Harrison, The Art of Fiction No. 104

Interviewed by Jim Fergus<p>Issue 107, Summer 1988<p>Photo by Andy Anderson<p>This interview was conducted over a five-day period in mid-October of 1986 at Jim Harrison’s farm in Leelanau County, Michigan. It was the middle of the bird-hunting season, and his friends, painter Russell Chatham and writer Guy …

Paris Review - Ralph Ellison, The Art of Fiction No. 8

Interviewed by Alfred Chester & Vilma Howard<p>Issue 8, Spring 1955<p>Ralph Ellison, 1955.<p>When <i>Invisible Man,</i> Ralph Ellison’s first novel, received the National Book Award for 1953, the author in his acceptance speech noted with dismay and gratification the conferring of the award to what he called an …