Selected Nonfictions (Hardcover)

Volume 1

By Jorge Luis Borges

Viking Adult, 9780670849475, 560pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 1999

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This unique volume presents a Borges almost entirely unknown to American readers: his extraordinary non-fiction prose. Borges' unlimited curiosity and almost superhuman erudition become, in his essays, reviews, lectures, and political and cultural notes, a vortex for seemingly the entire universe: Dante and Ellery Queen; Shakespeare and the Kabbalah; the history of angels and the history of the tango; the Buddha, Bette Davis, and the Dionne Quints.