Shantytown – César Aira
Don't Cross Judge Plaza
Unleashed on January 9, 2015
Maxi, a young man from the middle classes of Buenos Aires, collects used cardboard, lifts weights, busts a drug ring, but can’t seem to surprise a sleeping street kid. Makes sense, right?
Who cares – no plot outline is going to tell you what’s actually in the book.
Photo: Scott Hadfield