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César Aira

César Aira was born in Coronel Pringles, Argentina, in 1949. His many books include How I Became a Nun (1993), The Literary Conference (2006), The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira (2012), The Conversations (2014) and The Musical Brain, forthcoming from New Directions in 2015.



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The Ovenbird

fiction

November 2014

César Aira

TR. Chris Andrews

fiction

November 2014

The hypothesis underlying this study is that human beings act in strict accordance with an instinctive programme, which governs all of our actions, however...
The New Writing

feature

July 2013

César Aira

TR.

feature

July 2013

The way I see it, the avant-garde emerged at a point when the professionalisation of artists had consumed itself and it became necessary to...

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feature

April 2017

Everywhere and Nowhere

Vahni Capildeo

feature

April 2017

Part of my reluctance to write on citizenship is that as a poet, a worker in delicate, would-be-truthful language,...

fiction

Issue No. 12

A Samurai Watches the Sun Rise in Acapulco

Álvaro Enrigue

TR. Rahul Bery

fiction

Issue No. 12

To Miquel   I possess my death. She is in my hands and within the spirals of my inner...

feature

Issue No. 7

Bracketing the World: Reading Poetry through Neuroscience

James Wilkes

feature

Issue No. 7

The anechoic chamber at University College London has the clutter of a space shared by many people: styrofoam cups,...

 

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