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Juan Pablo Meneses

Juan Pablo Meneses is a writer and journalist from Santiago de Chile. He is the author of several books, including Equipaje de mano (2003), La vida de una vaca (2008) and Niños futbolistas (2013). He studied journalism in Santiago and in Barcelona. In Mexico he edited Generación ¡Bang! (2012), an anthology of young narco-crónica writers, while in Buenos Aires he founded the Portable Journalism School (Escuela de Periodismo Portátil). He currently lives in Chile, where he is the editor of the daily Hoyxhoy and teaches at Universidad de Chile. ‘A Grenade for River Plate’ (‘Una granada para River Plate’) was first published in Equipaje de mano in 2003.



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A Grenade for River Plate

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June 2014

Juan Pablo Meneses

TR. Jethro Soutar

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June 2014

El Polaco appears brandishing his Stanley, as he lovingly calls his pocket knife. Five young hooligans huddle round him like classroom students. He leaves...

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November 2016

The Green Ray

Agnieszka Gratza

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November 2016

I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out of hopeful green stuff woven. Walt Whitman, Leaves...

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September 2013

For All Mankind: A Brief Cultural History of the Moon

Henry Little

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September 2013

For almost the entirety of man’s recorded 50,000-year history the moon has been unattainable. Alternately a heavenly body, the...

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February 2015

Greece and the Poetics of Crisis

Joshua Barley

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February 2015

On the Aegean island of Skyros, in the Carnival period immediately preceding Lent, a more ancient ritual takes place....

 

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