A life in Colombia
Bogotá: Literary City?
New Year is a weird time, isn’t it? A forcible measure of happiness – whether you’re anxious about the next 12 months or saying a thankful goodbye to the old ones; whether you’re celebrating what you have achieved or are excited about what you will; whether you move lightly from one year to the next […]More
Jonathan Safran Foer and the not-so-magical reality of books in Bogotá
“I mean, if you think about it, the New Testament is basically just magical realism. Unless you, er, take the whole thing literally…” That was my favourite quote – a few words that made me glad I’d braved the afternoon rains to see the American author, Jonathan Safran Foer, speak at the famous Bogotá book […]More