Today a perfect book is being published by New Directions. César Aira's Artforum is a comical lark with a deep soul. Katherine Silver's translation is wonderful, and I highly recommend the book in these dark times.
Trevor reviews César Aira's 2001 novella Birthday, the latest of his books to be translated into English, this one by the great Chris Andrews.
Trevor looks at César Aira's 2003 novella, The Linden Tree, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews. This is the most recent of Aira's works to arrive in English.
Trevor reviews César Aira's The Proof, translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. New Directions published this in a twofer that includes Aira's 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.