Perhaps the best way to approach this book is understanding the dialogue as a literary genre. The characters, however, are not fictional. It's great contemporary writers, both Argentines. Ricardo and Juan José Saer Piglia made public conversation event. This volume records three times that occurred between 1986 and 1993, when Saer, who lived in Paris visiting Argentina. The issues are many, but there are some that define this Dialogue: Joyce, psychoanalysis, reading, crime fiction, regionalism, Borges, tradition, realism, Faulkner.