Daniel Alarcon

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4:30 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Book News: George Saunders Wins The Story Prize

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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4:27 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Book News: Seamus Heaney Poem Published Posthumously

Irish poet Seamus Heaney in 2006.
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Originally published on Mon October 28, 2013 8:37 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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2:59 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

'We Walk In Circles,' Pursuing Dreams And Finding Creativity

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At Night We Walk in Circles is set in an unnamed, war-scarred Latin American country. The book follows young actor and aspiring playwright Nelson as he traverses his nation, performing in a provocative play called The Idiot President.

It's Daniel Alarcon's second novel — his first was Lost City Radio, published in 2007. The Peruvian author says there are some parallels between him and his protagonist, dreaming of a life as an artist.

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