Issue - January 2010



January 2010

Editorial

Inside this edition: Petra Vissers give interviews Erika Bruzonic; Arnold Brouwer tells us about improvements at the Centro Maria Cristina Nuevo Rostro; A review of Bolivian Cinema; and ending this January edition, Walter Sánchez with Breaking Taboos. read more...

January 2010

Editorial

Inside this edition: Petra Vissers give interviews Erika Bruzonic; Arnold Brouwer tells us about improvements at the Centro Maria Cristina Nuevo Rostro; A review of Bolivian Cinema; and ending this January edition, Walter Sánchez with Breaking Taboos.

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Ximena Noya
Editor

Erika Bruzonic

In 2009 two books of Erica Bruzonic came out; ¨Las malas fichas son para jugar¨ and ¨His navel is as deep as a God’s eye¨, her first book entirely written in English. ¨I did not “want” to write a book in English. I simply wrote it. I wasn’t totally conscious of the fact that I’d already written over 20 stories in English until one day I counted them and thought I might make a volume of them. It was quite pedestrian really. There are sentences or thoughts that no matter how well translated, will never be fairly perceived if not read in the language in which they were originally conceived. I therefore use the language in which I’ve originally conceived the sentence, title, story, article and etcetera¨, she explains.

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