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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. 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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Interview

Issue No. 18

Interview with Eileen Myles

Maria Dimitrova

Interview

Issue No. 18

I sat across from Eileen Myles at a large empty table in her London publisher’s office a few hours...

poetry

October 2013

Steam

Jon Stone

poetry

October 2013

Steam in the changing rooms, stripping off after the race, breathes like an engine. The air is filled up...

fiction

May 2012

Reflux

José Saramago

TR. Giovanni Pontiero

fiction

May 2012

First of all, since everything must have a beginning, even if that beginning is the final point from which...

 

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