Letter From Colombia

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

It was shortly after midnight, in a crowded salsa bar in the Colombian port of Cartagena de Indias, at the start of the city’s fifth Hay Literary Festival. Only a couple of hours before, at a palace reception hosted by President Uribe’s book-loving wife Lina, I had been talking to the Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas […]

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