Monthly Archives: June 2011

A publishing bull’s eye

British publishers seem to be stuck in their ways according to Anthony Powell who introduces publishers here and there in A Dance to the Music of Time. “That had been towards the end of the nineteen-twenties. Glober had arrived in … Continue reading

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Like the pyramids of the Aztecs

In Roberto Bolaño’s 2666, Benno von Archimboldi is published by Mr. Bubis’s publishing house in Hamburg. Mr. Bubis, re-establishing his company after the second world war, takes on the pseudonymous novelist’s first book with the assurance that “the book would … Continue reading

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