An Editor's Burial

Journals and Journalism from the New Yorker and Other Magazines

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Inspirations for Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch - fascinating essays on Paris by some of the twentieth century's finest writers.

In An Editor's Burial, celebrated director Wes Anderson gathers together the wonderful writing on the expatriate experience in Paris that inspired his latest film The French Dispatch, about an American who sets up a magazine in Paris. Featuring essays by luminaries of twentieth-century literature, the collection offers a unique look at both Parisian culture and a golden age in American journalism.

Contributors include James Baldwin, Sam Behrman, Lillian Ross, Mavis Gallant, Janet Flanner and A. J. Liebling.

Author bio:

Wes Anderson's films include Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr Fox, Isle of Dogs and Moonrise Kingdom. The French Dispatch is forthcoming in 2021.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9781782276647
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Pushkin
Pub Date: March 2021
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Literature & literary studies