Australian politics, society & culture

Reading to Borges

Reading to Borges "I remember standing beside Borges, and listening to Chatwin introduce him. 'He's just a genius,' Chatwin enthused. 'You couldn't go anywhere without packing a Borges, it's like taking your toothbrush.' To which Borges modestly muttered: 'How unhygienic.'"

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Thursday, 3 March 2011 - 9:58am
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