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"Schweblin is among the most acclaimed spanish-language writers of her generation…. [H]er true ancestor could only be david lynch; her tales are woven out of dread, doubles and confident loose ends…. What makes schweblin so startling as a writer, however, what makes her rare and important, is that she is impelled not nanoxia deep silence 4 mini tower computer case by mere talent or ambition but by vision, and that vision emerges from intense concern with the hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy prognosis world, with the hidden cruelties in our relationships with all that is vulnerable — children, rivers, language, one another." — new york times

"The author’s flair for intertwining surrealism with delicate emotionality is again on full display in mouthful of birds, a collection of short stories that sit somewhere between miniature mysteries and fairy tales.


In this slim and superb book, schweblin takes on the desire to love, to parent, and to care for one’s own body—hardly extraordinary themes—and invests them with a fresh poignancy.&quot hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy radiographics; — vogue

"Admirers of schweblin’s work will be delighted to learn that she hasn’t lost any of the atmospheric creepiness that made fever dream such an unsettling ride. Mouthful of birds, is just as ethereal and bizarre as its predecessor, and it proves that schweblin is a master of elegant hypoxic brain injury post cardiac arrest and uncanny fiction…. Schweblin is gifted at treating the otherworldly with a matter-of-fact attitude, writing about the surreal as if it were unremarkable…. And her writing, beautifully translated by megan mcdowell, is consistently perfect; she can evoke more feelings in one sentence than hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy prognosis adults many writers can in a whole story. Fans of literature that looks at the world from a skewed point of view will find much to love in schweblin’s book, and so will anyone who appreciates originality and bold risk-taking. Mouthful of birds is a stunning achievement anxiety disorder adalah from a writer whose potential is beginning to seem limitless." —NPR

"I picked up fever dream in the wee hours, and a low, sick thrill took hold of me as I read it. I was checking the locks in my apartment by page thirty. By the time I finished the book, I couldn’t bring myself to look out the windows…. [T]he genius of fever dream is less in what nanoxia deep silence it says than in how schweblin says it, with a design at once so enigmatic and so disciplined that the book feels as if it belongs to a new literary genre altogether." —jia tolentino, the new yorker

"This small debut novel packs a mighty, and lingering, punch…. [A] compact, but explosive, package. Schweblin delivers a skin-prickling masterclass in dread and suspense…. With virtuoso skill, well served in megan mcdowell’s finely textured translation, schweblin fuses a study in maternal anxiety with an ecological horror story anxiety attack. She refracts both strands through the eerie prism of her narrative, almost as if henry james had scripted a disaster movie about toxic agribusiness." —the economist

"Unsettling… [T]he novel represents a perfect marriage of form and subject, in which its narrative instability — which is so of the literary moment — viscerally recreates the insecurities of life in the argentine countryside today anoxic event at birth…. [schweblin] has found ways to electrify and destabilize the physical world… [ fever dream is] the scariest of all things: a ghost story that is, in essence, true." —los angeles times product details