theparisreview:

“Everything: the minutely detailed history of the future, the archangels’ autobiographies, the faithful catalogue of the Library, thousands and thousands of false catalogues… the translation of every book in all languages, the interpolations of every book in all books.”

The thirty-three volumes of Jorge Luis Borges’s favorite short stories, including Auguste Villiers de l’Isle-Adam’s, “A Torture by Hope,” Pu Songling’s “The Tiger Guest,” and Charles Hinton’s “A Plane World.”