Tag Archives: The Romantic Dogs

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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Bolaño in Mexico by Carmen Boullosa

“On July 2, 2003, I wrote scolding him for not having replied to my e-mail of a few days before. On the third, Carolina wrote back: “Dear Carmen, Roberto asked me to reply to your message and tell you that … Continue reading

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Interview with Bolaño by Carmen Boullosa

“Nicanor Parra says that the best novels are written in meter. And Harold Bloom says that the best poetry of the 20th century is written in prose. I agree with both. But on the other hand I find it difficult … Continue reading

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Biographical Essay by Wimmer: Bolaño & The Savage Detectives

‘In Mexico City in 1976, a twenty-three year old with wild hair and aviator glasses stood up in the Librería Gandi, one of the bookstores that unwittingly supplied him with free books, and read a manifesto urging his fellow poets … Continue reading

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Article: Why Bolaño Matters by Garth Risk Hallberg

“In the space of a few sentences, Juan Garcia Madero has earned his wings. He has learned to see the sadness of the whoremonger, to find the gunfire in the fireworks and vice versa. He has become, in the fullest … Continue reading

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The Translators: Laura Healy Interview

“The last 2 lines of “Roadster” will drive me crazy for the rest of my life! I so badly wanted to make them rhyme, as they do in the Spanish, but was never able to come up with a satisfying … Continue reading

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Review: The Romantic Dogs in The Quarterly Conversation

“Chasing an unnamable dream, Unclassifiable, the dream of our youth, Which is to say the bravest of all Our dreams.” Read More….

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