Andrés Barba: Such Small Hands

The starting point for this strange little novel by Spanish novelist Andrés Barba was a ghastly game in a Brazilian orphanage in the 1960s. Trevor takes a look at Barba's Such Small Hands, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman.

By | 2017-08-25T11:44:08+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Andrés Barba, Book Reviews|Tags: , , |1 Comment

César Aira: The Little Buddhist Monk

New Directions has just released a new book containing two new-to-English novellas by the great César Aira: The Little Buddhist Monk and The Proof, each translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. In this post, Trevor writes about The Little Buddhist Monk, which he considers to be one of the best Aira novellas in years.

By | 2017-08-04T15:55:47+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, César Aira|Tags: , , |5 Comments