Search Results: "Julián Ríos"


BOOK REVIEW

LOVES THAT BIND by Julián Ríos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Enjoy."
The imperturbably exuberant third building block in Rios's post-Joycean postmodernist sequence (Larva: Midsummer Night's Babel,1990, not reviewed; Poundemonium, 1997). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONSTRUARY by Julián Ríos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 2001

"So much fun to read that you may not notice how remarkably inventive and suggestive it is. Ríos is an authentic enchanter."
Another pun-derful literary extravaganza from the brilliant Spaniard making a name for himself as a contemporary equivalent of Joyce, Nabokov, and German experimentalist Arno Schmidt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMAN by Julián  López
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 2017

"It's been said that memory is a poet—if so, this novel represents some of its most gorgeous and incandescent work."
The son of one of Argentina's thousands of dissidents who vanished and were presumed murdered during the so-called Dirty War uses his fertile memory to bring his lost mother back to life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIG COOKIES by Alberto Alvaro Ríos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"Slight, oblique stories that show great promise."
Poetic short stories, steeped in magical realism, set in northern Mexico: a second collection (after The Iguana Killer, 1994—not reviewed) from the Arizona-based R°os, also author of four volumes of poetry. Read full book review >