THE BELIEVER MAY 2014
After a half decade away The Believer has returned home to McSweeney’s. To celebrate the momentous occasion, we’ve dug through our archives and found an extremely limited number of classic and timeless issues for your purchasing pleasure. Once these are gone, they’re gone forever.
Table of Contents:
Mr Nhem’s Genocide Camera by Lauren Quinn
In Cambodia, an ex–Khmer Rouge attempts to open a museum of atrocity
“Cabana”: a new poem by Hannah Gamble
What the Swedes Read by Daniel Handler
Wong May interviewed by Zachary Schomburg
Consider the Mort by Vladic Ravich
Scientists, fishermen, and environmentalists contemplate the possibility of consciousness in fish, and what it might mean for the aquaculture industry.
Confidentially Yours by Anne Helen Petersen
Behind the Hollywood celebrity-gossip industry complex.
Stuff I’ve Been Reading by Nick Hornby
Chuck Palahniuk in conversation with Tom Spanbauer
“Focus on exorcising your demons in the work If you can do that, then you’ll succeed in the world.”
David Rice on Matthew Stokoe, Abigail Sindzinski on Mia Couto, Colette DeDonato on Daniel Canty.
The Believer Book and Poetry Awards
Kenneth Lonergan interviewed by Lucas Kavner
“It’s sort of embarrassing for me to be the boss.”
The Process with Jemima Kirke
Artist and actor Jemima Kirke talks about her painting, Rafaella.
“Comics” edited by Alvin Buenaventura
Judit Polgár interviewed by Sheila Heti
Schema: Things I Learned from Browsing the Catalog of the Leading Hotels of the World by Ben SchottReal Life Rock Top Ten by Greil Marcus