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Week 26 (Blaga): My Father’s Ghost is Climbing in the Rain by Patricio Pron

Reader: Blaga

Topic #4: Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author

Book: My Father’s Ghost is Climbing in the Rain, by Patricio Pron; translated by Mara Faye Lethem… 689 more words

Ema, the Captive by Cesar Aira

 It’s been over a week since I finished reading Cesar Aira’s novel Ema the Captive, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews, but I still don’t know quite what to make of it. 505 more words

Book Review

Is South American Literature Being Overlooked These Days?

We are all familiar with The Alchemist and One Hundred Years of Solitude, international bestsellers whose titles are repeated as mantras in any discussion about South American literature. 634 more words

A Literary World

Teresa de la Parra (1889 - 1936)

Iphigenia: The Diary of a Young Lady Who Wrote Because She Was Bored Summary/Response

I recently finished reading Venezuelan author Teresa de la Parra’s 1924 novel… 583 more words