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The Paris Review launches video interview series

The Paris Review is launching a new series of video interviews with authors about their work. Since its first issue in 1953, the Paris Review has interviewed authors about the craft of writing. These long interviews, in question-and-answer format, appear in the magazine. Subjects have including William Faulkner (in 1956), Jorge Luis Borges (in 1967), Anne Sexton (in 1971), James Baldwin (in 1984), Mario Vargas Llosa (in 1990) and Haruki Murakami (in 2004). These conversations with Nobel Prize winners, literary innovators and future greats have also been anthologized in a series of books. The video series builds on that tradition without replicating it. Called "My First...