César Aira has two tremendous strikes against him for the élitist American literary cognoscenti: he is extraordinarily prolific, and his writing has been endorsed by Roberto Bolaño. Quite unfortunately for this unique writer's reputation, it seems that Bolaño's fo
An enigmatic poet, Jibanananda was born on 18th February, 1899 in Barishal, now in Bangladesh. He started late as a poet for his genre. His short creative life was cut even shorter in a fatal streetcar accident on an October evening in Calcutta.
Between 1925, when his first poem appeared, and 1954