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"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." -- Jorge Luis Borges
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (August 24, 1899 — June 14, 1986), best known as Jorge Luis Borges (), was an Argentine writer, essayist, and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914 his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. In 1955 he was appointed director of the National Public Library (Biblioteca Nacional) and professor of Literature at the University of Buenos Aires. In 1961 he came to international attention when he received the first International Publishers' Prize, the Prix Formentor. His work was translated and published widely in the United States and in Europe. Borges himself was fluent in several languages. He died in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1986.

His work embraces the "chaos that rules the world and the character of unreality in all literature." His most famous books, Ficciones (1944) and The Aleph (1949), are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes such as dreams, labyrinths, libraries, fictional writers, religion and God. His works have contributed to the genre of magical realism, a genre that reacted against the realism/naturalism of the nineteenth century. In fact, critic Angel Flores, the first to use the term, set the beginning of this movement with his Historia universal de la infamia (1935). Scholars also have suggested that Borges's progressive blindness helped him to create innovative literary symbols through imagination. His late poems dialogue with such cultural figures as Spinoza, Camões, and Virgil.

His international fame was consolidated in the 1960s, aided by the "Latin American Boom" and the success of Gabriel García Márquez's Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude). Writer and essayist J. M. Coetzee said of him: "He, more than anyone, renovated the language of fiction and thus opened the way to a remarkable generation of Spanish American novelists."

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Total Books: 556
Conversations Volume 3
2017 - Conversations Volume 3 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780857424235
ISBN-10: 0857424238
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ficciones
2016 - Ficciones [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781533366689
ISBN-10: 1533366683
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Conversations Volume 2
2015 - Conversations Volume 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780857423009
ISBN-10: 0857423002
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El libro de los seres imaginarios
2015 - El Libro De Los Seres Imaginarios [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781517252632
ISBN-10: 1517252636
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Historia Universal de la Infamia
2015 - Historia Universal De La Infamia [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781517254339
ISBN-10: 1517254337
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Textos Recobrados
2015 - Textos Recobrados [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786073130189
ISBN-10: 607313018X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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El Oro de Los Tigres
2015 - El Oro De Los Tigres [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781508822493
ISBN-10: 1508822492
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Siete Noches
2015 - Siete Noches [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781508637561
ISBN-10: 1508637563
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cuentos Breves y Extraordinarios
2015 - Cuentos Breves Y Extraordinarios [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781508475682
ISBN-10: 1508475687
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Conversations Volume 1
2014 - Conversations Volume 1 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780857421883
ISBN-10: 0857421883
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Professor Borges A Course On English Literature
2014 - Professor Borges a Course on English Literature (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780811222747
ISBN-10: 0811222748
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ancient Germanic Literatures
2014 - Ancient Germanic Literatures [MEDIEVAL & RENAIS TEXT STUDIES] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780866985093
ISBN-10: 0866985093
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Borges at Eighty Conversations
2013 - Borges at Eighty Conversations (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780811221214
ISBN-10: 0811221210
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Jorge Luis Borges The Last Interview and Other Conversations
2013 - Jorge Luis Borges the Last Interview and Other Conversations [The Last Interview Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612192048
ISBN-10: 1612192041
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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El hacedor
2013 - El Hacedor [Vintage Espanol - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307950970
ISBN-10: 0307950972
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cuentos Completos
2013 - Cuentos Completos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788499891620
ISBN-10: 8499891624
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Le Martin Fierro  Suivi de Quatre vies imaginaires
2012 - Le Martin Fierro Suivi De Quatre VIes Imaginaires (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782940358755
ISBN-10: 2940358753
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Poesia completa
2012 - Poesia Completa [Vintage Espanol - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307743503
ISBN-10: 0307743500
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El Aleph
2012 - El Aleph [Vintage Espanol - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307950949
ISBN-10: 0307950948
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Miscelanea
2011 - Miscelanea [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788499892047
ISBN-10: 8499892043
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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2010 - On Writing (Paperback)
 
2010 - Everything and Nothing [New Directions Pearls] (Paperback)Paperback
2010 - Oeuvres Completes T1 [French Edition] (Other)Paperback
2010 - Oeuvres Completes T2 [French Edition] (Other)Hardcover
2009 - Seven Nights [Revised - New Directions Paperbook] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - J L Borges [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Borges En Dialogues [French Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones [BCP Spanish Texts] (Paperback)
2007 - Cuentos Memorables Segun Borges [Extra Alfaguara] (Paperback)
2007 - Ficcoes [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
2007 - Antologia Del Soneto Lunfardo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Brodie's Report [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)
 
2005 - Nueve Ensayos Dantescos / Nine Trials Dante [El Libro De Bolsillo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2005 - Dos Fantasias Memorables Un Modelo Para La Muerte / Two Memorable Fantasies a Model for Death [Biblioteca De Autor / Author Library - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Borges Esencial/ Borges Essential [El Libro De Bolsillo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - The Mirror of Ink [Pocket Penguins 70's S.] (Paperback)
2005 - Arte Poetica Seis Conferencias / This Craft of Verse [Biblioteca De Bolsillo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2004 - The Aleph and Other Stories [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)Hardcover
 
2004 - A Universal History of Iniquity [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
 
2004 - La Memoria De Shakespeare [Jorge Luis Borges] (Paperback)Hardcover
2004 - Prologos De La Biblioteca De Babel/ Introduction to the Library of Babel [Biblioteca De Autor / Author Library - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - The Invention of Morel [New York Review Books Classics] (Paperback)
 
2003 - Retrouvailles Dialogues Indits [livre non massicoté] (Paperback)
2002 - El Tamano De Mi Esperanza / the Size of My Hope [El Libro De Bolsillo / the Pocket Book] (Paperback)
2002 - This Craft of Verse [The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures] (Paperback)Hardcover
2002 - Obras Completas II [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2001 - Conversaciones Americanas [Voces/ Ensayo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Cuentos De Hijos Y Padres/ Stories of Children and Parents Estampas De Familia [Publicaciones de la Asociacion de Directores de Escena de Es - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - The Book of Sand [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - Selected Essays and Prose [Penguin twentieth century classics] (Paperback)
2001 - The Total Library [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Spiegel Und Maske Erzhlungen 1970 - 1983 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 13] (Paperback)
2000 - Labyrinths [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - Selected Poems [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - Fictions [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2000 - The Library of Babel [Pocket Paragon] (Hardcover)
2000 - Cartas Del Fervor/ Fevor Letters [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - Nueva Antologia Personal [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1999 - Atlas (Hardcover)
1998 - Jorge Luis Borges Conversations [Literary Conversations Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
1998 - Breve Antologia De Cuentos Fantasticos [Antologia - Spanish Edition - Sudamericana Joven Cuento] (Paperback)
1998 - Narraciones [Letras Hispanicas] (Paperback)
1998 - En Dialogo Vol 1 [La Creacion Literaria - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1993 - Das Buch Von Himmel Und Hlle Anthologie [Werke in 20 Bänden, 11] (Paperback)
1993 - Die Zyklische Nacht Gedichte 1934 - 1965 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 10] (Paperback)
1993 - Missouri Review Love and Danger [Volume XVI number 3] (Paperback)
1992 - Inquisitionen Essays 1941 - 1952 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 7] (Paperback)
1992 - Das Aleph El Aleph Erzhlungen 1944 - 1952 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 6] (Paperback)
1992 - Enqutes (Paperback)
1991 - Mond Gegenber Gedichte 1923 - 1929 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 1] (Paperback)
1991 - Kabbala Und Tango Essays 1930 - 1932 [Werke in 20 Bänden, 2] (Paperback)
1987 - Book of Imaginary Beings [Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Doctor Brodie's Report [Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Prosa Completa 1-4 4 Vol [1930-1975] (Paperback)
1985 - Dreamtigers [Texas Pan American Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1979 - Book of Sand The [Twentieth Century Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1977 - L'aleph (Paperback)
1976 - El Cuento Hispanoamericano Contemporneo Antologa [Colección Arbolí, 1 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1975 - Other Inquisitions 1937-1952 [Texas Pan American Series] (Paperback)Paperback
1973 - Aleph and Other Stories 1933-69 [Picador Books] (Paperback)
Borges Poesias - Golu [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Irish Strategies [Dolmen editions ; 21] (Hardcover)
Universal History of Iniquity [Penguin Classics Prebound] (Hardcover)Paperback
La Proximit De La Mer [French Edition] (Paperback)
L'auteur Et Autres Textes El Hacedor [Collection L'Imaginaire - French Edition] (Paperback)
Livre De Sable Le [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Deux Fictions [French Edition] (Hardcover)
Treize Pomes [French Edition] (Paperback)
Prosa Completa [Narradores de hoy ; 24 - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Borges Oral [Libro amigo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Jorge Luis Borges Otras Inquisciones [Libro de Bolsillo; 604: Seccion Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Discusion Alianza Emece Discusion [El Libro de Bolsillo ; 614 : Seccion Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Literaturas Germanicas Medievales [El Libro de bolsillo ; 738 : Seccion Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
La Cifra [Alianza tres - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Los Conjurados/the Conspirators [Alianza tres - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Biblioteca Personal Prologos [Alianza tres - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Biblioteca Personal [Libro de Bolsillo. Biblioteca de Autor - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Obra Poetica [Volume 1] (Paperback)
Obra Poetica 3 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Artificios [Alianza Cien] (Paperback)
Aleph El [Biblioteca 30 aniversario - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
Autores Latinoamericanos [Alianza Cien, Autores Latinoamericanos] (Paperback)
Obra Poetica 1975-1985 / Poetic Works 1975-1985 1975-1985 [El Libro De Bolsillo. Biblioteca De Autor. Jorge Luis Borges - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Nueve Ensayos Dantescos [Selecciones Austral - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Dialogos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Cronicas De Bustos Domecq [Coleccion Clasicos Universales] (Paperback)Paperback
Obras Completas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
Rosa Y Azul [Spanish Edition] (Other)
Obras Completas 1923-1972 [Spanish Edition] (Other)
Paginas De Jorge Luis Borges [Coleccion Escritores argentinos de hoy - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Diccionario Privado De Jorge Luis Borges [Mundo ancho y propio - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Las Palmeras Salvajes [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
Que Es El Budismo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Borges El Palabrista [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
El Jardin De Senderos Que Se Bifurcan [Grandes Autores Biblioteca de Literatura Universal, 19] (Paperback)
Arte Poetica Seis Conferencias [Letras de Humanidad - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
Nuevos Cuentos De Bustos Domecq [La Biblioteca de Babel - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
A/z [La Biblioteca de Babel - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Borges Na Luz De Borges [Portuguese Edition] (Other)
I Dodici Segni Dello Zodiaco [Piccola biblioteca universale] (Paperback)
Autobiografia / Borges [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Los Orilleros El Paraiso De Los Creyentes [Biblioteca Clasica Y Contemporanea - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Cuentos Breves Y Extraordinarios/ Brief Stories of Extraordinary People [Biblioteca Calsica Y Contemporanea - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
La Muerte Y La Brujula [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Para Las Seis Cuerdas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
La Moneda De Hierro [Obra Poetica de Jorge Luis Borges - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Los Conjurados [Obra Poetica de Jorge Luis Borges] (Paperback)
Historia De La Noche [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Leopoldo Lugones [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Borges En Sur 1931-1980 [Obras completas de Jorge Luis Borges] (Paperback)
El Compadrito [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Museo [Biblioteca Jorge Luis Borges] (Paperback)
El Circulo Secreto [Biblioteca Jorge Luis Borges] (Paperback)
El Otro El Mismo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Cervantes Y El Quijote [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Libro De Dialogos [Spanish Edition] (Other)
Dialogos Ultimos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Borges - Poesias [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Dialogos De Borges [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
El Idioma De Los Argentinos [Biblioteca breve - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Borges En La Escuela Freudiana De Buenos Aires [ACME Agalma Editorial - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Sinfonola De Cantares [Colección Itacate] (Paperback)
Ficciones El Aleph El Informe De Brodie [Biblioteca Ayacucho - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback