The Genius of Clarice Lispector

Make sure to drop by Music & Literature and check out this audio, wherein two (Lispector) translators and two (Lispector-loving) novelists talk about one of their idols.

And while you’re there, pick up the just-published Issue #4 of Music & Literature, which (taa-daaa) offers an incredible, in-depth homage to Lispector, with writing by Mary Ruefle, Aharonian Marcom, Lispector herself, Rachel Kushner, several of Lispectors translators, and many more.

More from Conversational Reading:

  1. Five New Clarice Lispector Translations Benjamin Moser, author of a great biography of Clarice Lispector (Why This World) has gotten New Directions to re-release five Lispector novels in new translations....
  2. Clarice Lispector Links A little while back I mentioned that New Directions is doing 5 new Clarice Lispector retranslations, under the aegis of Benjamin Moser. The first oneā€”Hour...
  3. Clarice Lispector in Bookforum On the cover no less. In all of her work, she seems to write in service to neither tradition nor vanguardism. Her prose reads like...
  4. 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...
  5. Clarice Lispector Coverage–Where’s the Beef? I understand that Lorrie Moore's article in the NY Review is ostensibly covering a biography, but nonetheless I see six novels by Lispector below the...

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