Poupeh Missaghi reviews Enfermario at Asymptote

As part of the “What’s New in Translation” series at Asymptote, Poupeh Missaghi discusses Gabriela Torres Olivares’s Enfermario

“Enfermario is a collection of fifteen stories, all of which deal, in one way or another, with the corporeal nature of life. The stories do not shy away from baring the human body and all that surrounds it. From the story of separated conjoined twins to that of a sister with impaired hearing; from diabetes to cancer, from masturbation to sex and rape, and from suicide to euthanasia and murder—the stories explore how the body falls by itself or is undone by those around it.”

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