J. L. Borges' 33-volume short story anthology--how many of these have you read?

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  1. Extollager

    Extollager Well-Known Member

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    Here's a list that will probably set many of us smiling at the sight of old favorites, and send some of us scurrying to read ones we haven't read.

    Searching the Library of Babel

    I'll probably be looking up things on this list for years.
     
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    Extollager Well-Known Member

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    It seems some, at least, of these "volumes" were very short, e.g. a whole "volume" for Melville's "Bartleby the Scrivener." But never mind--still an enticing list don't you think?
     
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    Interesting list, thanks.
     
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    Being quite a big fan of Borges I have that collection of his non-fiction writing, which comes highly recommended (penguin edition).

    I would have over half of those specific works listed but in several cases have alternate works by the listed author that I consider to be superior (having read the alternate work) but Yes certainly anything recommended by Borges is worth investigating.
     
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