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Borges at Eighty

Conversations

26 July 2013

Territory Rights — Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

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A collection of interviews now available from New Directions for the first time

The words of a genius: Borges at Eighty transcends our expectations of ordinary conversation. In these interviews with Barnstone, Dick Cavett, and Alastair Reid, Borges touches on favorite writers (Whitman, Poe, Emerson) and familiar themes — labyrinths, mystic experiences, and death — and always with great, throw-away humor. For example, discussing nightmares, he concludes,“When I wake up, I wake to something worse. It’s the astonishment of being myself.”

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