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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.



Articles Available Online


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. Rahul Bery

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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Art

July 2014

Operation Paperclip

Naomi Pearce

Patrick Goddard

Art

July 2014

‘I began at this point to feel that politics was not something “out there” but something “in here” and of...

Interview

June 2017

Interview with Elif Batuman

Yen Pham

Interview

June 2017

Elif Batuman never intended to become a non-fiction writer. She always planned to write novels, and it was only...

Art

February 2013

Haitian Art and National Tragedy

Rob Sharp

Art

February 2013

Thousands of Haiti’s poorest call it home: Grand Rue, a district of Port-au-Prince once run by merchants and bankers,...

 

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