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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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Fiction: The Insufferable Gaucho in the New Yorker

“In spite of everything, his life was happy. It’s hard not to be happy, he used to say, in Buenos Aires, which is a perfect blend of Paris and Berlin, although if you look closely it’s more like a perfect … Continue reading

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Essay: An Extract from Bolaño’s ‘Literature + Sickness= Sickness’

‘To write about sickness, especially if one is gravely ill, can be a torment. Writing about sickness, if one is not only gravely ill but also a hypochondriac, is an act of masochism or desperation. But it can also be … Continue reading

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