The Latin American Mixtape

Scott Esposito
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The Latin American Mixtape is a collection of literary “b sides” and hard to find items, all relating to Latin America and its authors.

It features 3 never-before-published essays, including “The Digression”—a 4,000-word piece on the most important digression in César Aira’s career, written specifically for the Mixtape. Plus, an in-depth essay on Rodrigo Rey Rosa.

Also includes hard-to-find interviews and essays, and each piece comes with a short intro explaining why I have chosen to place it in the mixtape.

5 essays. 2 interviews.
All in all, over 25,000 words of Latin American literary goodness.


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About the author

Scott Esposito is the co-author of The End of Oulipo? (with Lauren Elkin). His writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Words Without Borders, The White Review, The Point, Bookforum, the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and many others. He is a Senior Editor to the journal of translation Two Lines and a Contributing Editor to BOMB magazine.


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Scott Esposito
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Sep 20, 2015
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Literary Collections / Caribbean & Latin American
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