Wednesday, May 2 2007
Roberto Bolaño's Los Detectives Salvajes, like so many good works, traverses time, language, cultures, and survives a bit battered, but little worse for the wear.
Thursday, April 5 2007
Kapuscinski, a master of subjective journalism, once referred to news agency reporters as “terrible victims of information”.
Wednesday, February 28 2007
Before jazz, before samba and bossa nova, before even Stravinsky had been born, musicians in 19th century Rio were testing their virtuosity playing choro tunes.
Thursday, February 1 2007
Tropicália would combine the cosmopolitan sensibilities and lyrical precision of rock with the entire geological depth of Brazil's considerable musical tradition.