Daniel Alarcón en The New Yorker
Para los que quieran enterarse de la última noticia de Daniel Alarcón, aquí les dejo este regalo: The New Yorker acaba de publicar un nuevo relato suyo titulado "The Idiot President". Les dejo el comienzo del cuento para que lo sigan leyendo en inglés:
When I was first out of the Conservatory, I did a two-month stint with a theatre group called Diciembre. It was an established company that had formed during the anxious years of the war, when it was known for its brazen trips into the conflict zone, bringing theatre to the people, and, in the city, for staging all-night marathon shows—pop reworkings of García Lorca, stentorian readings of Brazilian soap-opera scripts, always with a political edge, sometimes subtle, often not at all, anything to keep people awake and laughing through what would otherwise have been the dark, lonely hours of curfew. These shows were legendary among the theatre students of my generation, and many of my classmates claimed to have been present, as children, at one or another of these performances
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