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The Paris Review

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Download the new app for The Paris Review and discover America's best loved and most influential literary magazine!

Features include:
• New issues in full
• Rare back issues
• New collections of archival material
• Our complete interview archive (FREE)
• The Paris Review Daily (FREE)

Founded by George Plimpton and friends in 1953, The Paris Review is America’s best loved and most influential literary magazine. In the early days, the Review discovered such writers as Philip Roth, Jack Kerouac, and Adrienne Rich. Later discoveries include Jim Carroll, Mona Simpson, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jay McInerney, Edward P. Jones, and David Foster Wallace, just to name a few.

Although the Review is known as a laboratory for new fiction and poetry, it is perhaps even more famous for its interview series: Writers at Work.

The Writers at Work series offers authors a rare opportunity to discuss their life and art at length; they have responded with some of the most revealing self-portraits in literature. Among the interviewees are Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Dorothy Parker, James Baldwin, Vladimir Nabokov, Joan Didion, and Jonathan Franzen. As Dwight Garner recently wrote in The NY Times, the Writers at Work series is “one of the single most persistent acts of cultural conservation in the history of the world.”

We at the Review have long held the standard for the printed word in all its forms. Today, the magazine and the Web site introduce people not only to the best in contemporary prose and poetry, but to our rich literary archive. As we approach our sixtieth anniversary, we are pleased to offer more ways than ever to share what we do: now, with a Paris Review app. Available on tablets and smart phones, the app will make our content easily available both to long-term lovers of the magazine and to those who will now be able to access it for the first time.

The Paris Review offers a one-year, four-issue subscription for $29.99, automatically renewed until canceled. Subscribers will also get the current issue at the time of subscription.

SUBSCRIBER'S AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE: Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current twelve-month period unless you change your subscription preferences in iTunes. You can manage your subscriptions through your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

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What's New in Version 1.5

Performance enhancements and optimizations.


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Customer Reviews

Good site & app worked fine

Smart content, no problem with performance on mini retina, archives are easily searched. I like it a lot.

Horrible App

Apple should not have allowed this app to be released. The digital version is a badly scanned copy of the print. It doesn't fit the page and your left always having to move the page up for the last few lines of the page. The app is a link to the website. I'd like a refund.

Paris Review deserves a better app

This important publication deserves a better app. The pages are too long for the iPad, making the reader scroll down to see the bottom two or three lines.

A custom app with resizable text would be more worthy of the Paris Review. The New Yorker and Scientific American are nice examples of this.

The Paris Review
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Category: Entertainment
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  • Version: 1.5
  • Size: 233 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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