sábado, 28 de julio de 2012

Spanish Lit Month Links: 7/22-7/28

Crazy shit at work and--on a much more satisfying note--spending both ends of the week in the company of attractive out of state friends intent on plying me with alcohol while the Avengers, the Cramps, the Ramones, and the Stooges blared away in the background sort of took a toll on my Spanish Lit Month plans for the week.  Oh, well.  Fortunately for you virtual pals, it looks like the other Spanish Lit Month participants had much more "mellow" weeks than I did for a change...

Stu, Winstonsdad's Blog
The She-Devil in the Mirror by Horacio Castellanos Moya
The Islands by Carlos Gamerro

Amanda, Simpler Pastimes
Ficciones (I) by Jorge Luis Borges

Amateur Reader (Tom), Wuthering Expectations
The Three-Cornered Hat by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
"El matadero"/"The Slaughterhouse" by Esteban Echeverría
lizzysiddal, Lizzy's Literary Life
Recipes for Sad Women by Héctor Abad

Miguel, St. Orberose
A Personal Library by Jorge Luis Borges
The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges

Obooki, Obooki's Obloquy
Memories of Altagracia by Salvador Garmendia

Sarah, A Rat in the Book Pile
The Book of Sand by Jorge Luis Borges

Scott, seraillon
The Conquest of the Kingdom of Maya by Ángel Ganivet

Séamus, Vapour Trails
Bartleby & Co. by Enrique Vila-Matas

Susanna, SusieBookworm
Tales from the Town of Widows by James Cañón (*written in English by a Colombia-born author)

Tara, BookSexy Review
An Interview with Margaret Carson

Tony, Tony's Reading List
Necropolis by Santiago Gamboa

Richard, Caravana de recuerdos
Los pichiciegos by Fogwill
Spanish Lit Month Links: 7/22-7/28

6 comentarios:

  1. Respuestas
    1. LOL! But that's only b/c you haven't read "El fiord," which is everything Bolaño warned you about.

  2. Hi Richard

    Here's my second read for the month: Zafon's The Shadow of the Wind. Much to my dismay, the book turned out to be disappointing in the final analysis.

    Here's the review:

    1. Thanks for reading with us, Neer! I'll be by to add your post to the next/last link round-up sometime this weekend. Cheers!