Articles tagged roberto bolano

‘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.

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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.

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2 Feb 2009 // 12:39 PM

From the New York Times, this week, on the complicated legacy of Roberto Bolano. Few writers are more acclaimed right now than the Chilean novelist

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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.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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