Articles Tagged “Roberto Bolano ”

A Great Conversation on 2666

by Bud Parr, December 8, 2008

I think I could have listened to Francisco Goldman tell stories all night long, despite the heat raditating from over a hundred of us standing, eager Bolaño fans at Idlewild Bookstore Thursday night. While Goldman and Bolaño had never met - indeed, Goldman had not read Bolaño until… more »

Around the Web: Marías, Bolaño, Best Translated Book Long-list

by Bud Parr, January 6, 2010

I'll be reporting here a bit more about Javier Marías, but ran across this today (when reading a letter to the editor of TLS by the wonderful writer Gabriel Josipovici) and think it will be of interest to Marías fans: Marías’s mentor Sir, – Reviewing Your Face Tomorrow 3 by Javier… more »

Roberto Bolaño, Bounty Hunter

by David Varno, February 19, 2010

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Bolaño’s preliminary note to Monsieur Pain, a short novel was first published in 1999 and appeared last month from New Directions, alludes to the author’s early desperation and tenacity.  He wrote the book in the early ’80s, and it was awarded a prize by the Toledo City… more »

Interview with Laura Healy, translator of Roberto Bolaño’s “The Romantic Dogs”

by Nicolle Elizabeth, March 12, 2010

This interview with Laura Healy, translator of Roberto Bolaño's poetry, is part of our month long look at international poetry and celebration of the release of The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry by the editors of Words Without Borders. This interview was a collaboration… more »

Roberto Bolaño’s Total Anarchy

by David Varno, June 4, 2010

The Bolaño short fiction that’s been coming out in the New Yorker and Harper’s over the past few months is getting stranger. Necrophilia and the Colombian porno industry are edgy enough subjects, but Bolaño went further by exploring elements of the fantastic. The stories have… more »

Travel Journals for Sleepwalkers: The Stories of Roberto Bolaño

by David Varno, September 17, 2010

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Ever since Last Evenings on Earth was released in paperback, I have developed the habit, which has become a mission, of reading each Bolaño book as it appears in English translation. There have been nine since then, and two were pretty large. Now that they’ve been consumed, and the two flashy… more »

The Shaping of Roberto Bolaño

by Mary South, November 15, 2010

This past week, the Selected Shorts program, hosted by Symphony Space, featured an evening of South American writing. The long-standing Shorts program regularly brings in highly regarded actors to perform the work of both established and emerging writers. Wednesday’s lineup was centered around… more »

Beyond the Limits of Genre: An Interview with Muharem Bazdulj

by Nina Herzog, September 27, 2011

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Muharem Bazdulj lives in Sarajevo, works as a journalist for Oslobodjenje daily, and has published more than ten books (novels, short stories, essays, poetry). His books have been translated into English, German and Polish, and his short stories and essays into a dozen more foreign languages. He has… more »