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Chris Andrews

The poet Chris Andrews teaches at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, where he is a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. He has translated books by Roberto Bolano and César Aira for New Directions. He has won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize for his poetry and the Valle-Inclan Prize for his translations.

Books by Chris Andrews

  • 9780811220293 72

    The Musical Brain: And Other Stories

    César Aira, Chris Andrews

    Hardcover, 2015

    A delirious collection of short stories from the Latin American master of micro-fiction.
  • 9780811216319 72

    How I Became a Nun

    César Aira, Chris Andrews

    Paperback, 2007

    "A good story and first-rate social science."—New York Times Book Review. A sinisterly funny modern-day Through the Looking Glass that begins with cyanide poisoning and ends in strawberry ice...
  • 9780811217057 72

    Nazi Literature in the Americas

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Hardcover, 2008

    A playful and entirely original novel masquerading as a mini-encyclopedia of nonexistent Nazi literature in our hemisphere by Roberto Bolano: "his generation's premier Latin-American writer" (The...
  • 9780811217149 72

    Monsieur Pain

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Hardcover, 2010

    Occult sciences, César Vallejo, WWII, hopeless love, and a final “Epilogue for Voices”: Monsieur Pain is a hallucinatory masterwork by the great Roberto Bolano.
  • 9780811217156 72

    The Return

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Hardcover, 2010

    Here is the eagerly anticipated second volume of stories by Roberto Bolaño. Tender or etched in acid; hazily suggestive or chillingly definitive: a trove of strangely arresting, short master works....
  • 9780811217941 72

    Nazi Literature in the Americas

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Paperback, 2009

    A "biographical dictionary" gathering 30 brief accounts of poets, novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views.
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    The Secret of Evil

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Hardcover, 2012

    A collection that gathers everything Bolaño was working on before his untimely death.
  • 9780811218689 72

    The Skating Rink

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Paperback, 2011

    A phenomenally unusual three-way murder mystery.
  • 9780811219051 72

    The Return

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Paperback, 2012

    A stunning collection of short stories - mostly dealing with the sex trade - by the late Chilean master and author of The Savage Detectives.
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    The Insufferable Gaucho

    Roberto Bolaño, Chris Andrews

    Paperback, 2013

    These five astonishing stories, along with two compelling essays, show Bolaño as a magician, pulling bloodthirsty rabbits out of his hat.