The Believer is a magazine of interviews, essays, and reviews. The Believer is an American literary magazine that also covers other arts and general culture. Founded and designed in 2003 by the writer and publisher Dave Eggers, it is edited by Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits and Ed Park. It is published in San Francisco nine times a year.
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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.”
Reviews 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 Schott
Real Life Rock Top Ten by Greil Marcus