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Roberto Bolaño on Lost Books

An excerpt from Between Parentheses
Roberto Bolaño
Roberto Bolaño on searching for the lost books of one's past: 'To search for those copies or similar copies, the same font, the same layout, the same plot, the dark or bright syntax, somehow forces me to remember a time when I was young and poor and careless, though I know that the same copies, the exact same ones, will never be found, and to set myself to such a task would be like marching into Florida in search of El Dorado.' [Read More]