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Jonathan Blitzer

Contributor

Jonathan Blitzer

Jonathan Blitzer is an editor at Words Without Borders and currently a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid.

Articles by Jonathan Blitzer

A Tiny Repeated Gesture: An Interview with Blanca Riestra
By Jonathan Blitzer
Jonathan Blitzer:  In this issue of the magazine, we’ve published your story “The Night Sucks (La noche sucks),” which later became the novel of the same name.  You have never considered yourself…
Translated from Spanish by the author
On Reviewing Translations: Confessions of a Book Reviewer (of works in translation)
By Jonathan Blitzer
There is an anecdote about translation—which, fittingly, I´ve only come across second-hand—that involves an enthusiastic Ernest Hemingway gushing to a friend that finally, with a new…
Jonathan Blitzer’s Film Picks
By Jonathan Blitzer
Les Cousins Claude Chabrol This dark, eerie—and stunted—coming-of-age story has been following me around for months since I recently saw it for the first time.  In a word, it’s…
From the Translator: Jonathan Blitzer on “Ride of the Valkyries”
By Jonathan Blitzer
In his post, “Our Man in Madrid” series editor Jonathan Blitzer speaks about Wagnerian imprecations and military coups in Juan Carlos Chirinos's “Ride of the Valkyries.” Juan…
New York, New York!
By Jonathan Blitzer
In his excellent new book, Hispanic New York, Columbia University’s Claudio Remeseira stays within the five boroughs and yet has achieved something decidedly, and admirably, far-flung. I think of…
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