Alan Pauls is a liar.

An interesting news item from one of the roving cronistas at Ñ,  who attended a session of last week’s Ibero-American Festival of New Narrative in Ushuaia, Argentina – aka “the end of the Earth” (have you ever seen anything more beautiful?). “It may be,” begins Andrés Hax, that the most interesting question one can ask … More Alan Pauls is a liar.

The Literary Dreamscapes of Enrique Vila-Matas

Okay, okay. Enrique Vila-Matas is from Barcelona, which is not exactly part of Latin America. But I’ll make an exception to my extremely staunch editorial policy to mention that his latest novel, Dublinesca, was just released by Seix Barral – and has already been slated for publication in English in 2011 by New Directions (US) … More The Literary Dreamscapes of Enrique Vila-Matas

The Tuesday Video Clip: Pablo Katchadjian

Who is Pablo Katchadjian? Good question. For a while, I thought he might be an invention of César Aira, who has advocated his project in the Argentine press. It turns out, though, that the poet who rewrote  José Hernández’ Martín Fierro line by line (all 2,316 of them) in alphabetical order does indeed exist. For … More The Tuesday Video Clip: Pablo Katchadjian