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    Novelist Obessed With Mythmaking Novelists Unexpectedly Accused of MythmakingRoberto Bolaño allegedly made up his addiction to heroin. How Archimboldian!
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    Natasha Wimmer on Translating Bolaño’s 2666We asked Alan Page, translator of the screenplays ‘21 Grams’ and ‘Babel,’ to find out how Wimmer did it.
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    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.
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    Why Big Books Still MatterIs Roberto Bolaño’s masterpiece, ‘2666,’ really any more difficult than two seasons of ‘Mad Men’?
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    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.’
  6. Book Porn: Roberto Bolaño’s ‘2666’ Looks HotWe judge Roberto Bolaño’s purported masterpiece by its covers and find it quadruply sexy.