Entertaining, insightful, concise ... gives a generous overview of Argentina's most important literary son. -- Ready Steady Book
Alberto Manguel is to reading what Casanova was to sex. -- Scotland on Sunday
His stories about Borges are wrapped in luminous poetry. -- Toronto Star
Manguel may be the most learned reader writing at the moment. -- Globe and Mail
This delightful book provides readers with a key to open more than one secret room of Borgess magical worlds. -- Mahmoud Darwish
About the Author
Alberto Manguel is internationally acclaimed as an anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor, and is the author of several award-winning books including A Dictionary of Imaginary Places and A History of Reading. He was born in Buenos Aires, became a Canadian citizen in 1982 and now lives in France, where he was named an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters.