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TMR 17.1: “You Behaved Like a Dog” [Eltit + Hahn]

TMR is back, breaking down Daniel Hahn’s translation diary, Catching Fire, alongside his translation of Never Did the Fire by Diamela Eltit.

In this episode, they contextualize Eltit and this particular book, talk about intentional ambiguity, Franco and Pinochet, action vs. analysis, bad and hard to eat rice, and more.

Also, Katie sings.

This week’s music is “Impossible” from the new Röyksopp album.

If you like what you hear, review, rate, and support us on Patreon!

Also: use code 2MONTHREVIEW at the Charco website for 10% off everything.

You can watch next week’s episode (May 11th) live on YouTube here, and watch all previous seasons on our YouTube channel.

Follow Open Letter, Chad Post, and Brian Wood for random thoughts and information about upcoming guests.

Be sure to order Brian’s book, Joytime Killbox, which is available at better bookstores everywhere thanks to BOA Editions. And all of Katie’s translations, especially Four by Four, Last Words on Earthand her forthcoming Translator Triptych.

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