Tag Archives: Mircea Cărtărescu

Mircea Cărtărescu’s Interview for De Reactor: On Solenoid, mites, butterflies, Kafka, untranslatability, censorship, a paradise in ruins, and his latest novel Theodoros

I am honoured to publish on my blog the English original of the recent interview that Mircea Cărtărescu, one of my favourite living authors, has given to the Dutch-language platform for literary criticism De Reactor. Big thanks to the contributing … Continue reading

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Melancolia by Mircea Cărtărescu

Laure Hinckel’s French rendering of Mircea Cărtărescu’s most recent book was the first translation that came out, and, naturally, I happily grasped this opportunity to find out what the Romanian author had to offer two years after the publication of … Continue reading

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Solenoid (Solenoide, Solenoid) by Mircea Cărtărescu

I have read Mircea Cărtărescu’s latest novel in Marian Ochoa de Eribe’s Spanish translation, which was kindly   provided for this review by the publishing house   Impedimenta. Unfortunately, it is unlikely that there will be an English translation any time soon – indirect evidence of that is … Continue reading

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