Posts Tagged: Mauro Javier Cardenas

Notable San Francisco: 11/15–11/21

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable San Francisco: 7/26–8/1

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Wednesday 7/26: Samantha Hunt discusses her new story collection, The Dark Dark, with Clary Sankey. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park. Andrew Sean Greer is launching his new novel, Less. Free, 7:30 p.m., Booksmith.

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Notable San Francisco: 2/22–2/28

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Wednesday 2/22: John Darnielle (Wolf in White Van) reads from his new novel, Universal Harvester. Free, 7:30 p.m., Booksmith. Roof Books presents David Buuck (Co-Founder and Editor of Tripwire), Jean Day (The Triumph of Life), and Deputy Director of Small Press Distribution Laura Moriarty (Who That Divines). Free, 7:30 p.m., Moe’s Books. Thursday 2/23: Hank […]

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We Tell Ourselves Stories to Tell Ourselves Stories

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It’s not like we can all launch a Kickstarter or write a book—there’ve been hundreds of books about the border, and we still have the same problem. So I get angry, and perhaps it’s less about my feeling that all this testimony is useless and more my way of raging against my own impotence toward […]

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One More Time

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At The Millions, Shivani Radhakrishnan reviews Mauro Javier Cardenas’s novel The Revolutionaries Try Again, which takes a Soviet Montage-esque approach to budding and dissipating revolutionary impulses: You’re never directly informed about what counts as revolution and who in particular is trying to achieve it. Instead, The Revolutionaries Try Again dissects a decade of Ecuadorian austerity […]

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