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Natasha Wimmer has translated six books by Roberto Bolaño, including 2666 (winner of the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction) and The Savage Detectives. She lives in New York City.
Daniel Alarcón is a Peruvian-born novelist whose books include War by Candlelight, a finalist for the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Award, and Lost City Radio, named a Best Novel of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Washington Post. He is executive producer of Radio Ambulante, a Spanish language narrative journalism podcast. In 2010 The New Yorker named him one of the Best 20 Writers Under 40, and his most recent novel, At Night We Walk in Circles, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award.
October 7, 2009 | 7:00pm

Translator Natasha Wimmer in Conversation with Author Daniel Alarcón on Bolaño

Lone Palm Bar | 3394 22nd Street | San Francisco, CA

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Grab a drink and listen to two people who know Latin America inside-out talk about Roberto Bolaño’s colorful life and his influence on Latin American writers. Natasha Wimmer, the award-winning translator of Bolaño’s blockbuster novels 2666 and The Savage Detectives, is joined by local literary celebrity Daniel Alarcón, named one of the top young American novelists by GRANTA.

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Natasha Wimmer has translated six books by Roberto Bolaño, including 2666 (winner of the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction) and The Savage Detectives. She lives in New York City.
Daniel Alarcón is a Peruvian-born novelist whose books include War by Candlelight, a finalist for the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Award, and Lost City Radio, named a Best Novel of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Washington Post. He is executive producer of Radio Ambulante, a Spanish language narrative journalism podcast. In 2010 The New Yorker named him one of the Best 20 Writers Under 40, and his most recent novel, At Night We Walk in Circles, was a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award.