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Luis Borges
Books  /  Published 17.01.20

Smell the leather and the paper, dear

Ray Bradbury, the American author, was certain that he could smell ‘ancient Egypt’ in old books. But Alberto Manguel, an apprentice of Jorge Luis Borges, would have none of it; frayed pages, he sw...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Books  /  Published 11.11.19

Salman Rushdie's Quichotte is not a pleasant book

“The Quixote,” as Jorge Luis Borges read in the literary notes of a certain Pierre Menard, once and another true author of the œuvré nonpareil, “was first and foremost a pleasant book...” Qu...
By Deeptanil Ray in Calcutta


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