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March 7, 2011

A fine interview with Mario Vargas Llosa and the point-of-view of a donkey.

On Michael Silverblatt’s Bookworm radio show (KCRW) there’s a fine interview with Mario Vargas Llosa. They discuss how realist stories have supplanted magicalism in Latin American literature and the use of humor. They talk much about writing itself, and the point-of-view of a donkey. The link is:

March 7, 2011

Writing: The Sweetest Curse

Writing is like pro football—you have to work at it until you sweat every day (and, of course, the injuries are more severe).

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