An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter

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Price
$12.95  $11.91
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
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Pages
120
Dimensions
4.95 X 7.12 X 0.28 inches | 0.21 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811216302
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About the Author

Nominated for a Neustadt award and the Man Booker International Prize, César Aira was born in Coronel Pringles, Argentina, in 1949. He has published at least one hundred books and recently created a limited edition, "Valise," for the Museum of Modern Art, NYC.
Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1953. He grew up in Chile and Mexico City, where he was a founder of the Infrarealist poetry movement. His first full-length novel, The Savage Detectives, received the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize when it appeared in 1998. Roberto Bolaño died in Blanes, Spain, at the age of fifty.
The poet Chris Andrews teaches at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, where he is a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. He has translated books by Roberto Bolano and César Aira for New Directions. He has won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize for his poetry and the Valle-Inclan Prize for his translations.

Reviews

May it herald many more such unsettling and elegant parables to come.--Mark Doty
Aira oversteps the bounds of realism, forcing the world to live up to his imagination.--Benjamin Lytal