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Lit Oblivion

The gods are crazy in Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard

When Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard hit the Western literary scene in 1952, it must have seemed conjured from oblivion, totally alien and without precedent.

Lit Oblivion

The mind-bending imagination of Felisberto Hernández’ Lands of Memory

Lit Oblivion rescues literary gems from history’s dust-heap. This month, find out why you should read Felisberto Hernández, a Uruguayan author who influenced Gabriel García Márquez and Roberto Bolaño.