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The Cold, Dead Hand of the NRA

June 26, 2019 NeedaBook 0

The NRA may repair its finances—dues did rebound in 2018, though the recent scandal seems likely to reverse that trend. The organization may also effect a transition to a new leadership with cleaner hands. It […]

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Redux: Rushing Seas and Dozing Shores

June 26, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Every week, the editors of The Paris Review lift the paywall on a selection of interviews, stories, poems, and more from the magazine’s archive. You can have these unlocked pieces delivered straight to your inbox every Sunday […]

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Participating in the American Theater of Trauma

June 26, 2019 NeedaBook 0

© Andreas Sterzing: David Wojnarowicz (Silence = Death), New York, 1989Courtesy the artist and P.P.O.W. Gallery New York For David Wojnarowicz, this decade has been a renaissance. He plays a guiding spirit in Olivia Laing’s […]

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The Impossible Life of Lore Segal

June 26, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Lore Segal. Photo: © Adam Golfer. “We were having a car accident—” Lore Segal is telling me why she writes. “I was with my family, and we were having a car accident—” As if they […]

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