Posts Tagged ‘Chris Andrews’

ToDo ToDay: Foer Brothers! Free Tarts!

Artistic talent tends to run in the family: Music has the Jacksons and the Avetts, acting has the Barrymores and the Baldwins, and the lists go on. Literary Washington has the Foer brothers: Joshua, Jonathan, and Franklin, who have produced very different bestselling books. Tonight, they speak together for the first time at a lecture sponsored [...]

Reviewed: The Return by Roberto Bolaño

A vibrating porn star. A petty henchman in love with his crime boss’ long-jumping girlfriend. Two Chileans arguing about knives. These are the kind of unexpected and darkly flawed characters that litter the short stories of Roberto Bolaño’s collection, The Return, which is newly translated by Chris Andrews.
These masterful works are haunting snapshots of the [...]