Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Borges” as Want to Read:
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview


4.31  ·  Rating Details ·  102 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
"Bioy ha sido muy bueno y muy indulgente conmigo. El es una persona para la cual mi vida no tiene secretos".

----Jorge Luis Borges
Published November 2nd 2006 by Destino Ediciones (first published January 1st 1900)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Borges, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Borges

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
João Camilo
Jul 06, 2011 João Camilo rated it really liked it
Shelves: my-books
There is a few feelings while reading this book: first that Bioy Casares don’t trick me. He did all the time the Boswell – Dr.Johnson game. He was aware of it, in fact, he and Borges jest about it. And that their end was bitter, aging was not nice with both, albeit Bioy still try to keep his distance and shows Borges as a blind old man, with a bit of eccentricity due the age. Bioy kept himself a little safe.
The first thing is that both share a great knowledge, it is not Borges over Bioy, even i
Jan 17, 2016 Sebastian rated it it was amazing
El diario está lejos de ser un género auxiliar o secundario: este volumen, una selección generosa de los diarios de Adolfo Bioy Casares, lo demuestra perfectamente. Además de ser el registro más minucioso y extensivo de la intimidad de Borges -sin exhibicionismo ni intenciones ocultas-, es además una obra sobre la amistad, un manual de crítica literaria, una conversación sobre el paso del tiempo. A cualquiera que quiera adentrarse en la figura y el carácter de Borges, este libro lo exime de una ...more
Apr 15, 2008 Adam marked it as to-read
I'm going to have to learn Spanish to read this one.
Christian rated it really liked it
Apr 01, 2012
Jorge Murillo
Jorge Murillo rated it it was amazing
Mar 08, 2015
Carlos Alberto
Carlos Alberto rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2012
Ricardo Suasnavar
Ricardo Suasnavar rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2015
Alfonso rated it it was amazing
Nov 08, 2012
Sebastian rated it it was amazing
Dec 08, 2016
Ricardo La Civita
Ricardo La Civita rated it really liked it
Jul 05, 2015
Birdbath Birdbath
Birdbath Birdbath rated it liked it
May 02, 2011
Nicolás Campos F.
Nicolás Campos F. rated it it was amazing
Apr 04, 2015
Rachel Danbury
Rachel Danbury rated it really liked it
May 01, 2012
Jorge García
Jorge García rated it liked it
Dec 05, 2010
Delorve rated it it was amazing
Sep 18, 2014
Giselle rated it really liked it
Jan 24, 2011
A. rated it it was amazing
Jun 18, 2010
Felipe rated it really liked it
Dec 16, 2010
Martin Lascano
Martin Lascano rated it it was amazing
Mar 20, 2016
Jopa rated it it was amazing
Mar 04, 2013
Manuel Ortiz
Manuel Ortiz rated it liked it
Sep 08, 2014
Alberto rated it it was amazing
Aug 31, 2007
Beatriz James
Beatriz James rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2014
Joaquin rated it it was amazing
Jul 26, 2012
Gastón rated it it was amazing
Jan 12, 2013
Ilaria rated it it was amazing
Jan 21, 2015
Francis Casariego
Francis Casariego rated it it was amazing
Jun 15, 2016
Rafael Zamudio
Rafael Zamudio rated it really liked it
Sep 14, 2015
Hernan Alvarez
Hernan Alvarez rated it really liked it
Aug 23, 2014
Antonino rated it really liked it
Jul 30, 2008
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Discusión
  • El último lector
  • Consejos de un discípulo de Morrison a un fanático de Joyce seguido de Diario de bar
  • Trattato del Ribelle
  • The Bow and the Lyre: The Poem, the Poetic Revelation, Poetry and History
  • Papeles inesperados
  • The Dark Ages
  • The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Novel: An Alternative History: Beginnings to 1600
  • La verdad de las mentiras
  • El Periquillo Sarniento
  • The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival
  • Morirás lejos
  • Facundo: Or, Civilization and Barbarism
Winner of the Gran Premio de Honor da Sociedad Argentina de Escritores (1975), the Cervantes Award (1990) and the Légion d’Honneur da França (1981), Adolfo Bioy Casares (Buenos Aires, 1914-1999) is one of the main writes of the XX century. Also a journalist and translator, he was a friend and collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Luis Borges, with whom he wrote six books and created the ...more
More about Adolfo Bioy Casares...

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »