Tag Archives: Jorge Luis Borges

we owe literature almost everything we are

“You said that we owe literature almost everything we are and what we have been. If books disappear, history will disappear, and human beings will also disappear. I am sure you are right. Books are not only the arbitrary sum … Continue reading

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Three-Paragraph Problem

“A Problem” by Jorge Luis Borges Translated by Andrew Hurley Let us imagine that a piece of paper with a text in Arabic on it is discovered in Toledo, and that paleographers declare the text to have been written by … Continue reading

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Have a literary coffee

I love this wonderful illustration by Italian artist and designer Gianluca Biscalchin.

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Literary Coffee

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aMAZEme London

Inspired by a mutual love for the work of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo have created aMAZEme at London’s Southbank Centre. Constructed with more than 250,000 books by dozens of volunteers, the labyrinth, … Continue reading

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