Jorge Luis Borges

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Top 10 buildings in fiction | David Annand
It may only rarely get built, but imaginary architecture is a crucial support for many stories, from Jane Austen’s Pemberley to Kafka’s Castle and Ballard’s High-Rise

David Annand

16, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Top 10 true crime novels | Denise Mina
Adding an intense layer of meaning to well-known facts, authors including Truman Capote, Kate Summerscale and Gordon Burn raise this genre far above its grubby reputation

Denise Mina

20, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Take risks and tell the truth: how to write a great short story
Drawing on writers from Anton Chekhov to Kit de Waal, Donal Ryan explores the art of writing short fiction. Plus Chris Power on the best books for budding short story writers

Donal Ryan

14, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Borges and Me by Jay Parini review – around Scotland in a Morris Minor
A brilliantly unlikely travel caper lovingly recalls a road trip with a literary giant in yellow satin pyjamas

Oliver Balch

05, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Borges and Me: An Encounter by Jay Parini review – a bumpy literary road trip
Parini’s ‘novelised memoir’ draws on memories of a real-life meeting with Jorge Luis Borges, but can’t quite live up to the inspiration of the Argentine titan

Abhrajyoti Chakraborty

27, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Radio Garden: world citizenship in an app | Editorial
Editorial: A digital tool that allows us to surf the world’s radio stations is perfect for lockdown liberation


24, Feb, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Top 10 books about the unknowable | Peter Ho Davies
From William Shakespeare to WG Sebald, these books are written less to dispel mystery than to accept it

Peter Ho Davies

06, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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'I wanted to be a part of Buenos Aires – and Borges was my guide'
During the decade our writer lived in BA, he got to grips with its streets through the verse of Jorge Luis Borges – and is now revisiting the city via his poetry

Chris Moss

24, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 Latin American short stories
Its fiction is best known to English readers through novels, but its short stories are better. From Jorge Luis Borges to Clarice Lispector, here are some of the best

Fernando Sdrigotti

22, Apr, 2020 @11:11 AM

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From Bag End to Babel: Top 10 libraries in fiction
Writers as different as JRR Tolkien and Jorge Luis Borges have stacked some of their most giddying visions on imaginary shelves. Check them out

Stuart Kells

31, Jul, 2019 @12:45 PM

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The Rings of Saturn opens on to a dizzy range of allusions and illusions
WG Sebald’s beguiling narrative takes in an enormous collection of different topics at the same time as playing seductive games with fact and fiction

Sam Jordison

11, Jun, 2019 @9:48 AM

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People in the Room by Norah Lange review – voyeurism and dreams in Buenos Aires
The first English translation of a 1950 work by the groundbreaking Argentinian author is darkly irresistible

Anna Aslanyan

21, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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