Alejandro Zambra

My Documents by Alejandro Zambra

My Documents by Alejandro Zambra

Alejandro Zambra has been called a major successor to Roberto Bolaño, and it’s easy to see why. The Chilean compatriots share a gnomic bookishness, a kaleidoscopic storytelling style, and an ability to leaven the seriousness of their themes with an impish sense of humor. Plumbing the fault lines of Chile’s landscape and society, both authors capture the shifting emotional valence of a country gone slightly out of whack, and bring a strong sense of moralism to a world in which morals seem to be in short supply.

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