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Jorge Luis Borges at his office, Argentine National Library, 1973

Borges and his Successors

By 01 December, 2014

In his short essay Kafka and his Precursors, Borges writes of the Czech author that “at first I had considered him to be as singular as the phoenix of rhetorical praise.” This quote could easily be applied to... Read Article

Carlos Gamerro – The Islands

By 14 January, 2013

Carlos Gamerro’s The Islands starts in the impressive company of Fausto Tamerlán, a man as devilish and compromised as his name suggests. He is an unapologetic plutocratic kingpin happy to create dystopia and a fitting conduit for the... Read Article