Posts tagged "FIL"

Roberto Bolaño lives on

Roberto Bolaño lives on
Roberto Bolaño Ávalos, the late novelist and poet, was born on this day in 1953. Much has been written about this enigmatic writer who was born in Chile, lived in Mexico and then moved to Spain. His most known novels are “The Savage Detectives,” and his posthumous novel “2666.” Mónica Maristain, a  journalist and friend... Read more »

Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" en español

Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" en español
This week I attended the FIL, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, considered the most important book festival in the Spanish-language. There I had the unique opportunity to see Mexican actor, Diego Luna, perform “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg in Spanish. You may recall Luna from such movies as “Y tu mamá también” and he also had... Read more »

FIL 2012 book festival in Guadalajara

[View the story "FIL 2012 book festival in Guadalajara" on Storify] FIL 2012 book festival in Guadalajara The annual Guadalajara International Book Fair is the most important book festival in the Spanish-speaking world and the second largest book festival after Frankfurt. It began November 24 and ends December 2, 2012. Storified by Teresa Puente ·... Read more »
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