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    Yesterday, 23:47
    garzuit replied to a thread António Lobo Antunes in Writers
    Yep, not sounding desperate at all.
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    Yesterday, 22:40
    garzuit replied to a thread António Lobo Antunes in Writers
    Yeah, his agents were the victims of a prank.
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    Yesterday, 17:34
    garzuit replied to a thread Man Booker Prize in Other Prizes
    Thanks Liam! Possession was in that list of 10 must read Booker winners, so I quickly grabbed it. Looking forward to reading it soon. Which book...
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    Yesterday, 03:52
    garzuit replied to a thread Man Booker Prize in Other Prizes
    I confess, I have read very few Booker winners. I have read authors in the list, just not the books winning the Booker. I think I have read only...
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    16-Feb-2018, 02:42
    I'm sorry, but this is simply not true. As a native Spanish speaker, Don Quijote is hilarious because all the parodies of the literary genres, double...
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    13-Feb-2018, 03:11
    To this day, I have only read one book by Herta Müller because the Spanish translation was godawful. I refused to believe a Nobel prize winner can...
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    05-Feb-2018, 20:05
    Guys, if we read 1 page every day starting now we can easily finish this bad boy for the 100th anniversary! Are you in or are you in?
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    02-Feb-2018, 22:36
    It's the 96th anniversary of the first publication of Ulysses! Oh, and the 136th birthday of James Joyce.
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    01-Feb-2018, 22:02
    garzuit replied to a thread National Book Award in Other Prizes
    This is going way off-topic. May I offer some conciliatory points? Isa is right that in English the term Americans refers only to people from the...
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    01-Feb-2018, 03:27
    garzuit replied to a thread National Book Award in Other Prizes
    English is not even the official language of the USA. Isaac Bashevis Singer wrote in Yiddish inside the USA and many authors write in Spanish,...
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    01-Feb-2018, 03:21
    garzuit replied to a thread Jorge Volpi in Writers
    I agree with everything you say, but this part left me intrigued. As far as I know, Ricardo Cayuela and the Letras Libres team hates Volpi and the...
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    31-Jan-2018, 18:58
    garzuit replied to a thread Jorge Volpi in Writers
    Jorge Volpi has won the 2018 Alfaguara prize for his novel Una Novela Criminal. I really liked In Search of Klingsor and then The End of Insanity but...
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    31-Jan-2018, 04:42
    I wanted to love the book so bad, and I do admire the language and some images that he brings, but the narration could be more focused and not all...
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    31-Jan-2018, 02:53
    Antonio Lobo Antunes Os Cus de Judas. **000 The title for the Spanish translation is In the butthole of the world (pardon my French) and in English...
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    26-Jan-2018, 02:33
    I think it's not that there are no poets who can take that torch, but simply that poetry does not have an important role in society anymore, sadly....
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    24-Jan-2018, 03:36
    What a day for writers, huh?
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