Let’s look into Lispector.

Ever since New Directions took Clarice Lispector under its wing, there’s been a lot of noise for the Jewish, Brazilian author, whose work has invited comparisons to the likes of Woolf and Kafka. Benjamin Moser, editor of the just-released collection of her short stories and author of the 2009 Lispector biography, Why This World, says in a recent interview with The Paris Review, “[I]t took Brazil half a century to absorb her, and they’re not done yet.”

Passionate Acolytes: An Interview with Benjamin Moser

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Get in on the action and sample one of her short stories—if it tastes good, we’ve got your next fix!

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