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The Green Notebook: Paul Auster in Buenos Aires

The Green Notebook: Paul Auster in Buenos Aires

The 40th annual Feria del Libro is in full swing, and one of this years international guests is Paul Auster. Jessica Sequeira went along to meet him in anticipation of his Sunday appearance at the fair.

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The Fake Borges

The Fake Borges

Graciela Mochkofsky delves into the world of antique books and illegal art trafficking as she follows the mysterious case of a valuable Borges’ first edition stolen from the National Library.

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An Inexplicable Horror: Barón Biza, Father and Son

An Inexplicable Horror: Barón Biza, Father and Son

Jessica Sequeira reviews the newly re-published ‘El Desierto y su Semilla’ by Jorge Barón Biza and unravels the tragic and bizarre family history behind it.

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Author Spotlight: Guadalupe Muro

Author Spotlight: Guadalupe Muro

Sarah Moses chats to Argentine poet and author Guadalupe Muro about her latest novella ‘Air Carnation’, what it’s like to write in English compared to Spanish, and the trappings of bilingual love…

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Filba International: A Different Kind of Literary Festival

Filba International: A Different Kind of Literary Festival

Frances Riddle brings you the lowdown on FIlba International Literary Festival, an interdisciplinary exchange on literature, language, and culture, which will take place in Buenos Aires this week.

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Author Spotlight: Daniel Link

Author Spotlight: Daniel Link

Nicolas Allen speaks to Daniel Link, author, critic, and chair of 20th Century Literature at UBA, about Argentine literature, the creative uses of obsolete technology, and how “good literature” is passé.

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Project of the Week: Tanguito

Project of the Week: Tanguito

IdeaMe is an online platform, which helps creators, be they inventors, artists, or designers, among others, to finance their projects through crowd funding. The Indy features and promotes one project every week, with the aim of helping the creators finance and achieve their dreams. This week: Tanguito.

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Buenos Aires Feria del Libro: One for the Books

Buenos Aires Feria del Libro: One for the Books

The 39th annual Buenos Aires international Feria del Libro kicked off last Thursday, 25th April, and so far has not disappointed. Avery Kelly finds out what’s going on at this year’s event.

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The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires Feria del Libro 2013

The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires Feria del Libro 2013

The Ferial del Libro in Palermo runs through 13th May at La Rural expo centre. The Argentina Independent brings you photos of the event.

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Author Spotlight: Fabián Casas

Author Spotlight: Fabián Casas

We return to our Author Spotlight series as Nicolas Allen and Agustina Santomaso meet Fabián Casas to talk about poetry, travels, language, and what it’s like to be a great author with no imagination.

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