Posts Tagged: South America

This Week in Books: Licorice Candies

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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice.

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The Rumpus Interview With Alejandro Zambra

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Alejandro Zambra discusses his latest book, Multiple Choice, inspired by the Chilean exam administered to students seeking college admission ...more
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The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Jesse Lee Kercheval

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I have learned to put myself, my ego, to one side and truly experience someone else’s poetry. ...more

Discovering Septimania

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I set off for Rome with my fiddle and a backpack, planning to busk as long as the tourists could stand it. ...more

Have a Seat at the BAR

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Check out the sparkling first issue of the Buenos Aires Review, an online literary/cultural magazine aiming to cultivate the conversation between the Americas with pieces in English and Spanish from writers in both North and South America.

Some highlights include:

– “Bola Negra“/”Black Ball,” a short story by Mexican author Mario Bellatin (translated into English by Andrea Rosenberg) that has opera and film versions forthcoming.

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