César Aira, before the delivery of the Formentor: “They will never give me the Nobel, those prizes must be justified”

Cesar Aira before the delivery of the Formentor They will

The Argentine writer César Aira, winner of the Prix Formentor 2021, offers a press conference in Seville, where the award ceremony will take place, with the president of the Formentor Foundation, Basilio Baltasar. (Formentor Foundation) Seville, (Europa Press) The Argentine writer César Aira, winner of the Prix Formentor 2021, gave a press conference in Seville, … Read more

César Aira: “The Nobel always requires non-literary justification”

Cesar Aira The Nobel always requires non literary justification

The prolific Cesar Aira (Coronel Pringles, 1949) has been awarded the Formentor 2021 prize. This is how he became the fourth Argentine –Borges included — that he does it. The jury, moved by his “tireless recreation of narrative momentum, the versatility of his endless story and the playful irony of his impatient imagination “, has … Read more

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