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Engrossed, Selfsame, Directionless: The Poetry of Omar Cáceres

While at home today, feeling under the weather, while listening to the weather—pouring rain and loud, booming thunder from the remnants of a hurricane—-I reached for some poetry on my shelves.  574 more words

Poetry

863: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

863.3: Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote of the Mancha. Translated by Thomas Shelton. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Corporation, 1969. 516 pp.

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"Ne odbijate li, možda, činjenice zato što ste razočarani stvarnošću?"

Volim misliti da me, kao i mnogo puta prije kada je riječ o knjigama, do Artura Pereza Revertea dovela ruka sudbine. Njegova Slika flamanskog majstora… 1,012 more words

Bibliophile

Death in Spring - Merce Rodoreda

Last time, I had highlighted how August was the month for Women in Translation (WIT), and the first book I had reviewed was Yuko Tsushima’s rather wonderful… 1,096 more words

Translated Literature

The book of tears - El libro de lágrimas

Para leer una versión en español ir a La Intervencionista del Guadalquivir

Libro de lágrimas” (Anaya, 2002) beautiful book by Peré Ginard, written like a long poem and illustrated by the author. 198 more words

“For I myself am my own fever and pain.” Fever and Spear by Javier Marias (Spanish Lit Month 2018)

Jacques Deza is working and living in London when Sir Peter Wheeler invites him to a buffet supper.

“A few friends and acquaintances are coming here for a buffet supper two weeks from Saturday; why don’t you come too, I know how alone you are in London.” (p.

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Spanish Literature

Pen Mightier than Sword (Pluma más poderosa que espada)

Authors with Sword in Hand

Throughout history, there were soldiers who wielded the pen with as much as skill as they wielded the sword; sometimes better. 1,480 more words

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