Roberto Bolaño’s Between Parentheses puts the author’s critical and nonfiction prowess on display. It’s a collection of essays and writing from his newspaper column (which was titled Between Parentheses), compiled after the publication of The Savage Detectives. Most of the pieces revolve around the topics of poetry and fiction....more
Posts Tagged: The Savage Detectives
When does writing about ourselves become narcissistic? Are we ever not writing (or reading) ourselves?
Some Thoughts After the Mezcal Ran Out:...more
In a post on The Guardian (UK), books writer Alison Flood writes about the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series of books and how she would skip ahead to find out whether a prospective choice “led to the treasure in the cave or a horrible death, escape from the dungeon or a watery doom.”
She calls this cheating, but defends the practice....more