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Borges Internet Communities
The following are Borges related lists, clubs, & groups available to users of the Internet.

Mailing Lists


The Borges OneList

Go To:
http://www.onelist.com/subscribe.cgi/JLB
Moderated & Founded by Aura

There is a new Borges List on the Web -- to the best of my knowledge, this is the third attempt to form a Borges-L, so let's hope this one succeeds. So far the List is very low volume, and is frequently in Spanish, but the people seem quite friendly. for details on joining the List.

The South American Authors Mailing List

Go To:
http://www.onelist.com/community/SAmericaWriters
Moderated & Founded by Silvia Granato

According to the official description, the SA Author List is "a place for readers/writers interested in talking and trading information on South American writers. If you like the work of García Márquez, Pablo Neruda, Garcia Lorca, Mario Vargas Llosa, Isabel Allende or any other SA writer, or if you are interested in discussing South American country's recent history, please subscribe."

Spiral-Bound

Go To:
http://www.egroups.com/group/Spiral-Bound
Moderated & Founded by Allen B. Ruch

Created and maintained by The Modern Word, this list is open to all enthusiasts of experimental twentieth century literature. Borges is frequently discussed.

Clubs


The South

Go To:
http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/thesouth
Moderated & Founded by Sarah

This Yahoo! Club is dedicated to the life and works of Jorge Luis Borges. Unlike a Mailing List, messages are posted on a community bulletin board.

Reading Groups


The New York Times Book Forum:
Borges Discussion Group

Go To:
http://forums.nytimes.com/webin/WebX?50@@.f25d379/14
Registration is free. Moderated by Mick Sussman

The NYT Book Forum has recently launched a Jorge Luis Borges Discussion group.

The New York Times Book Forum:
Collected Fictions Archive

Go To:
http://forums.nytimes.com/webin/WebX?13@@.f1302c0/207
Registration is free. Moderated by Mick Sussman

The NYT Book Forum hosted a group reading of Collected Fictions in October 2000. Although the discussion has closed, the archives are still available.


--Allen B. Ruch
19 January 2004


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