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Excerpt from Tres published in BOMB magazine

BOMB magazine have published an excerpt from Laura Healy’s forthcoming translation of Bolaño’s poetry collection Tres. The poem was online for a limited time and has since been taken down from their site. We have it here though. Pre-order the … Continue reading

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Fiction: The Paris Review to publish ‘The Third Reich’

The Spring Issue of The Paris Review is to publish ‘The Third Reich’. It will be the PR’s first serialization of a novel in 40 years, and will come complete with illustrations. Read More….

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Further Reading: Bolaño’s Library

Moby Lives, the blog of Melville House Publishing who published The Last Interview & Other Conversations, ran a 2-week series called “What Bolaño Read”. It is a very useful introduction to the reading habits of a man with an insatiable appetite … Continue reading

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The Translators: Audio Interview & Reading with Natasha Wimmer

Natasha Wimmer discusses translating Bolaño’s major novels and reads a translation in progress from Entre Parentesis (Between Parentheses). Listen here….

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Essay: ‘An Afternoon With Huidobro and Parra’ by Roberto Bolaño

‘Afterwards I feel something tugging at my pants. Huidobro’s ghost? No, it’s Parra’s cats, six or seven stray cats who every afternoon come to the garden of the greatest living poet of the Spanish language to eat his food. ‘ … Continue reading

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‘Dear Ruffinelli’: A letter from Bolaño

“ I must have met Alcira in 1970 and the last time I saw her was probably in 76. I didn’t know about her death. In fact, a young Chilean writer named Matías Ellicker traveled to Uruguay, it’ll be a couple … Continue reading

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The Bolaño Syllabus at The Millions

“We continue to feel, hype notwithstanding, that this is one of the most important authors to emerge in the last decade, and we’ll try to stay on top of the work yet to appear: an essay collection, a book of … Continue reading

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