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This Mexico City café was the favourite haunt of Latin America's biggest icons

At one table in Café La Habana, Fidel Casto and Ché Guevara would plot revolution. At another, Gabriel García Marquez could be seen scribbling into his notebook. 948 palabras más


Coffee Log, Year 2, Day 237


Coffee:  Maxwell House Master Blend, Office Coffee

Keeping harmless secrets in a dark bar on Tuesday. The bartender takes my drink: “Something golden,” because I’d been thinking about the golden hour, and how I’d missed it. 137 palabras más

Should you read 2666? By Roberto Bolaño

What’s the book about?

So, what
is this book? Is it a commentary on
atomic weapons like Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle? Is it a high fantasy… 716 palabras más

Truyện ngắn: “William Burns” – Roberto Bolaño

Roberto Bolaño sinh năm 1953 ở Santiago, Chilê. Được ca ngợi là giọng nói văn chương quan trọng nhất của Mỹ Latin trong thế hệ mình, ông đã được trao giải Rómulo Gallegos danh giá năm 1999 cho cuốn… 3.179 palabras más


The Dog, the Dog

‘Anyway, just at that moment, while I was still running around, I heard one of the women say, Jesus, the dog, the dog, and I thought of telepathy, I thought of happiness, and I was afraid that the woman who had spoken, whichever one it was, would go out and look for the dog.’

Roberto Bolano, ‘William Burns’


Nazi Literature in the Americas by Roberto Bolaño

Taking nearly a year to read a new Roberto Bolaño is an unforgivable sin. Bolaño is the kind of writer who, once discovered, should be returned to every six months at the least. 720 palabras más