Clarice Lispector Interviewed

For as long and as big of a fan as I’ve been of Clarice Lispector, I’ve never known how she moved through the world or sounded. Outside of her books, I don’t think I’ve even read more than a few quotes of hers from various interviews.

So this is really cool. As Benjamin Moser puts it, “Clarice Lispector’s last and only televised interview, with English subtitles.”

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Penguin UK is making a pretty good push for Lispector. Seen their promotional stuff a couple of times already.

Reminds me of Debbie Harry.

When’s her collected short stories coming out?

The Latin American Mixtape

5 essays. 2 interviews.

All in all, over 25,000 words of Latin American literary goodness.

3 never-before-published essays, including “The Digression”—a 4,000-word piece on the most important digression in César Aira’s career.

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