A New Book from Roberto Bolano

The Paris Review has announced that they will publish The Third Reich, a new novel from Roberto Bolano, in its next four issues. Even better, Bolano’s translator Natasha Wimmer told Granta that the new work is “a buoyant novel, ominous at moments but mostly just funny.” Judge for yourself: the Wall Street Journal has published a brief excerpt here.

Many thanks to Slate.com’s Brow Beat blog for the catch and for the links.–David E