Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged roberto bolano

Tuesday, March 15 2011

‘The Skating Rink’: No Interaction Is Easy in the World of Bolaño; No Character Is Strictly San

In The Skating Rink, three men find themselves involved in a shocking, violent crime. But you can expect something more than a standard detective story from Roberto Bolaño -- a master of all things bizarre.


Thursday, October 22 2009

The Name of This Land is Hell: Mexico in Literature

When the author of a sitcom-styled novel about Mexican heritage cannot resist mentioning the modern-day carnage, then it's fair to assume that the murders have become a significant part of the national identity.


Monday, February 2 2009

Mistaken Identity?


Wednesday, May 2 2007

The Resilient Works of Roberto Bolaño: Raccoon-Resistant, Water Resistant, Immortal

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.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.