Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1953. He grew up in Chile and Mexico City. He is the author of The Savage Detectives, which received the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize, and 2666, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He died in Blanes, Spain, at the age of fifty.
Fourteen very long novels that we can guarantee are worth the investment.
We all know a beautiful book cover when we see one – it can pull you as if by magic from one side of the bookshop to the other with its shiny gold foil or its stroke-me surface. But magic it is not: Charlie Mainprize in Picador’s production team took us through some example...
Roberto Bolaño's epic novel, 2666, is to be adapted for the stage after a jackpot winner donated part of his $153 million prize to the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. The 900-page novel will become a five hour long play, adapted by Artistic Director Robert Falls and Writer in...
At the back of a strange barnyard,
Books or pieces of meat.
'If The Romantic Dogs was a man…' Newbooks have fallen for Roberto Bolano...
Wise words from the rock legend...