Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles And Speeches, 1998-2003 (New Directions Paperbook)
Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles And Speeches, 1998-2003 (New Directions Paperbook)
New Directions

Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles And Speeches, 1998-2003 (New Directions Paperbook)

  • Publish Date: 2014-05-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Roberto Bolao

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Now in paperback the sole collection of the great Chilean writers essays

Between Parentheses collects Roberto Bolanos nonfiction: fiercely opinionated articles, speeches, essays, and talks, as well as most of the newspaper columns he wrote during the last five years of his life, when fame had come to him at last. Here we have a tender account of his return to Chile, reflections on family life, impassioned takes on books by writers Bolano admired (or vehemently despised), and advice on how to write a short story. Between Parentheses fully lives up to Bolanos own demands: I ask for creativity from literary criticism, creativity on all levels.

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