Tag Archives: César Aira

The Hare

César Aira, 1991 Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor, 1998 “One can think one is always in the middle of a dream, precisely because of the consistence of reality, because it continues and keeps on going, though we have … Continue reading

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The Musical Brain

César Aira, 2013 Translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews, 2015 If you are fan of short stories read this book. “Daydreams are always about concepts, not examples. I wouldn’t want anything I’ve written to be taken as an example.” … Continue reading

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Varamo

César Aira, 1999 I have become quite enamored by the Argentine born César Aira. His short novellas pack a punch with their ability to stretch the limits of the mind’s imagination. With the third novella of Aira’s that I’ve digested, … Continue reading

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The Seamstress in the Wind

César Aira 1991 Translated by Rosalie Knecht 2011 I have a feeling that César Aira is fast becoming an author I’ll be following for quite some time. He is a thoughtful artist, willing to playfully experiment with the written word … Continue reading

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The Literary Conference

The Literary Conference César Aira, 1999 César Aira is a special treat.  Not since I first read Cormac McCarthy in 2007 has an author new to my reading palette captured my interest and made me want to read more so … Continue reading

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