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Luis Harss: “I always thought the word 'boom' was silly but nice

2021-01-25T03:10:41.601Z

The author of 'Los Nuestro' recalls how he discovered Latin American authors and their conflict between writing in English and Spanish



Writer Luis Harrs, at his home in Pennsylvania in April 2020.Eduardo Montes-Bradley

An American publisher asked Luis Harss (Chilean-Argentine, for many years also an American, 84 years old) to talk with young Latin American writers, to whom he added some, such as Cortázar, Rulfo, Borges or Onetti, already known .

Among those he discovered for America, and then for the world, were Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes and others who made up that audacious advance party.

The youngest, Mario Vargas Llosa, was 24 years old ...

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