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All the Tall, Shy Young Men
INTERVIEWER: You don't object to my recording our conversations?
JORGE LUIS BORGES: No, no. You fix the gadgets. They are a hindrance, but I will try to talk as if they're not there. Now where are you from?
INTERVIEWER: From New York.
BORGES: Ah, New York. I was there, and I liked it very much—I said to myself: “Well, I have made this; this is my work.”
INTERVIEWER: You mean the walls of the high buildings, the maze of streets?
BORGES: Yes. I rambled about the streets—Fifth Avenue—and got lost, but the people were always kind. I remember answering many questions about my work from tall, shy young men. In Texas they had told me to be afraid of New York, but I liked it. Well, are you ready
INTERVIEWER: Yes, the machine is already working.
BORGES: Now, before we start, what kind of questions are they?
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