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“Breaking away from magical realism ended up creating another stereotype: that of a generation obsessed with mass media, new technologies, and disdainful of politics.”
“A writer worried about reception is cooking a dead book. A writer’s job is to produce the best possible book in absolute freedom, so the category ‘acceptable’ does not play in the process at all.”
On Iván Repila’s The Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse
The international novel, mistranslation, and blogging in print.
“A very specific, peculiar sort of universe-in-a-bottle.”
Ben Ryder Howe speaks about the amazing mind of Charles Newman and how he managed to reconstruct the American avant-gardist’s last novel.