Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles, and Speeches, 1998-2003

Roberto Bolaño (Author) Ignacio Echevarria (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
May 30, 2011
Pages
390
Dimensions
5.68 X 1.37 X 8.05 inches | 1.24 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811218146
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About the Author

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.
Natasha Wimmer is a translator who has worked on Roberto Bolaño's 2666, for which she was awarded the PEN Translation prize in 2009, and The Savage Detectives. She lives in New York.

Reviews

What a refreshing surprise it is to hear Bolaño in his own words.--J.C. Gabel
Bolaño frolics in pithy essays on friendship, women, ancestors, and courage. He's irreverent and purposeful, cerebral and casual, insouciantly opinionated and ironic, and charming and funny.--Donna Seaman