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Enrique Vila-Matas, Vilhelm Hammershoi, Carl Theodor Dreyer

Descobri Hammershoi em “Dublinesca” de Enrique Vila-Matas. Personagem central no romance do escritor catalão, Samuel Riba, o último editor literário, diz: “Sente-se sempre enormemente hipnotizado por este artista dinamarquês. 272 more words


Snippet: American anthology of Spanish-language fiction

It was put on sale already in September 2014: A Thousand Forests in One Acorn, by Valerie Miles.

Some information by the publisher:

A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish-Language Fiction… 66 more words

Enrique Vila-Matas on Modiano

He reminds me of the painter Hammeshøi who painted again and again empty rooms, all very different. I like it a lot that he is so obsessive and simulates writing always the same book. 555 more words

Never Any End to Paris by Enrique Vila-Matas, tr. by Anne McLean

In Never Any End to Paris— first published in Spanish in 2003 and newly translated into English — Vila-Matas presents us with a fictionalised account of the two years he spent in Paris as a young and aspiring writer. 1,370 more words

Book Reviews

Never any end to Paris by Enrique Vila Matas

Never any end to Paris by Enrique Vila Matas

Spanish fiction

Original title – París no se acaba nunca

Translator – Anne McLean

Source – Review copy… 694 more words


Snippet: Formentor Prize 2014 to Vila-Matas

The Formentor Prize 2014 (Wikipedia article), a lifetime achievement award, will go to Enrique Vila-Matas (Barcelona, 1948, Wikipedia article).

The jury argued that Vila-Matas “with his prolific narrative work has denied the supposed decadence of a genre that still appears as the most efficient narration of the contemporary conscience. 98 more words

Literary Prize