Biblioteca Personal (Biblioteca de Autor)
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Biblioteca Personal (Biblioteca de Autor)

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At the time of his death, Borges had written the prologues to 64 works of the 100 he had selected as his personal favorites. These short pieces are testimonials to his literary range and depth.
Paperback, 174 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Continental Book Company (first published 1975)
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João Paulo
Genial. Un libro sobre libros. Lo leí casi como si leyera una novela. He demorado, he vuelto muchas páginas y subrayado buena parte de sus páginas. El metalenguaje, hipertexto y sobre todo la pasión por la lectura que tenía Georgie, demostrados en este libro, me fascinaron. Borges, probablemente sin quererlo, es un héroe.
Carlos Soto
La colección de libros presentados en esta obra constituye parte de la "biblioteca personal" de Jorge Luis Borges. Parte, porque al momento de su muerte sólo había completado sesenta y cuatro títulos de los 100 que había planificado.En el prólogo de la obra, Borges declara: "Que otros se jacten de los libros que les ha sido dado escribir; yo me jacto de aquellos que me fue dado leer". Y deja dicho: "No sé si soy un buen escritor; creo ser un excelente lector". Indudablemente fue un excelente esc...more
Elisa
¿Quién mejor para recomendar libros que Borges?
Y muchos que ni los más ávidos lectores, estoy segura, han siquiera oído mencionar. De pasada aprendemos un poco de la vida de cada autor, escrita de manera concisa pero jugosa.
En resumen, este es el libro ideal para leer otros libros.
Me decepcionó, sin embargo, que no mencionara a una sola mujer.
Stipe
Great book with short essays about some books Borges think are must-read. I'll definitely read something from his list in future.
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Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (Spanish pronunciation: [xoɾxe lwis boɾxes], Russian: Хорхе Луис Борхес) was an Argentine writer and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914, his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in Surrealist literary journals. He also worked as a libra...more
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