Carmen Boullosa

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Looking Back on 2016: Art & Film
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Selections by Lucas Blalock, Carmen Boullosa, Liz Collins, Ricky D’Ambrose, Andrew Durbin, Scott Esposito, Jen George, Brent Green, Carlos A. Gutiérrez, Karl Holmqvist, Roberto Juarez, Baseera Khan, Jaime Manrique, Isaac Pool, Marina Rosenfeld, Frederic Tuten, Wendy Vogel, and Alex Zafiris.

Carmen Boullosa’s Before, Translated by Peter Bush by Will Heinrich
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Carmen Boullosa’s novel Before begins with the kind of grand existential problem so difficult to disentangle from the problems of consciousness itself: “Where were we before we got to this point?”

The Insult: “Shut up, you dirty greaser.” From Tejas by Carmen Boullosa

It’s high noon in Bruneville. Not a cloud in the sky. 

Ana Teresa Torres by Carmen Boullosa
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Born in Caracas in 1945, the novelist Ana Teresa Torres is as much a storyteller as she is an intellectual, a typically Latin American duality familiar to any reader of Borges or Bolaño. 

Ana Teresa Torres (in Spanish) by Carmen Boullosa
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Es psicóloga por la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello y ha escrito libros relacionados al psicoanálisis, tales como El amor como síntoma(1993) y Territorios eróticos (1998), entre otros. 

Cristina Peri Rossi by Carmen Boullosa
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Crazy people tend to have lots of talent. It must be a sort of compensation.

The Poet’s Ghost by Carmen Boullosa

This is a true ghost story.

Roberto Ransom’s A Tale of Two Lions by Carmen Boullosa
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In Latin American literature there is a splendid tiger, the most precious wild cat in all our literature. 

Gabriel Orozco by Carmen Boullosa
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Carmen Boullosa talks with Gabriel Orozco about how remnants of the natural world and the everyday are utterly re-imagined in his work.

Roberto Bolaño by Carmen Boullosa
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The late Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) belonged to the most select group of Latin American novelists. He speaks with Carmen Boullosa in this interview.

Carmen Boullosa by Rubén Gallo
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“Like all novelists, I like reality, and I also like to betray reality by correcting its flaws and ultimately reinventing it.”

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