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Jacques Sagot

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Jacques Sagot

Born and raised in Costa Rica, Jacques Sagot is a writer and concert pianist who contributes regularly to Costa Rican newspapers. "The Enigma of Ursa Major" is from his second collection of short stories, Full Moon Stories, published in 2001, and for which Sagot received the Aquileo Echeverria National Prize and the National Story Prize. His first collection of stories was published in 1998. He holds doctorates in both French Literature and Musical Arts from Rice University.

Articles by Jacques Sagot

The Enigma of Ursa Major
By Jacques Sagot
Poetry peers over the shoulders of science. –Antonio Machado The astronomer of that kingdom had been honored with the difficult charge of figuring out the meaning of Ursa Major. The king, who had…
Translated from Spanish
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