“On Exactitude in Science” by Jorge Luis Borges, Read by Author Will Self



“Jorge Luis Borges 1951, by Grete Stern” via Wikimedia Commons.

“On Exactitude in Science” is “a one-paragraph short story written in 1946 by Jorge Luis Borges, about the map–territory relation, written in the form of a literary forgery.” Below you can hear the story read by author Will Self, in a recording created by The Guardian. This reading will be added to our collection, 1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free.

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