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Read an Excerpt From Roberto Bolaño’s New Poetry Collection
If you want a Bolaño book that’s not going to tip your car over, ‘The Romantic Dogs’ has you covered.
Essential Bolaño: The Five Most Unskippable Passages in ‘2666’
If you’re thinking of quitting, try one of these first. It might inspire you to settle in and read the rest.
Why Big Books Still Matter
Is Roberto Bolaño’s masterpiece, ‘2666,’ really any more difficult than two seasons of ‘Mad Men’?
Roberto Bolaño’s Five-Page Sentence: Read It Here First!
Read it for Bolaño’s obvious improvisational delight in keeping the sentence afloat, phrase by phrase — a skill the critic James Wood once compared to ‘someone punting a leaf.’