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Pedro Paramo
Pedro Paramo
by Juan Rulfo
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Dentro de su brevedad, determinada por el rigor y la concentración expresiva, Pedro Páramo sintetiza la mayor parte de los temas que han interesado siempre a los mexicanos, ese misterio nacional que el talento de Juan Rulfo ha sabido... (read more)

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The Vintage Book of Latin American Short Stories
The Vintage Book of Latin American Short Stories
by Carlos Fuentes
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Heartbreak Tango (Argentinian Literature)
Heartbreak Tango (Argentinian Literature)
by Manuel Puig
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Make your] characters want something right awayeven if its only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time. Kurt Vonnegut The cat sat on the mat is not the beginning of a story,... (read more)

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Christopher Unborn (Latin American Literature Series)
Christopher Unborn (Latin American Literature Series)
by Carlos Fuentes
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The Anatomist
The Anatomist
by Federico Andahazi
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"Charmingly salacious...shows off the wonderful wit and narrative gifts of a welcome new Latin American writer." --National Public Radio "Compelling and complex." --Philadelphia City Paper "A fascinating book. The way Andahazi... (read more)

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Leapfrog
Leapfrog
by Guillermo Rosales
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Leapfrog depicts one summer in the life of a very poor young boy in post-revolutionary Havana in the late ’50s. He has superhero fantasies, hangs around with the neighborhood kids, smokes cigarettes, tells very lame jokes: “By the way, do you... (read more)

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The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories
The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories
by Carlos Fuentes
About the Author
Carlos Fuentes is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Terra Nostra, The Old Gringo, The Crystal Frontier, and The Years with Laura Diaz, as well as numerous literary and political essays. He divides his time between Mexico City and... (read more)

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Black Alley
Black Alley
by Mauricio Segura
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In the Cote-des-Neiges region of Montreal, the first stop for many new immigrants, live people of more than 100 nationalities. Two recent arrivals, Marcelo, the sensitive son of Chilean refugees, and Cleo, a shy boy from Haiti, must choose as adults... (read more)

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Prophet and Other Stories : Jewish Latin America (98 Edition)
Prophet and Other Stories : Jewish Latin America (98 Edition)
by Samuel Rawet
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The Weight of Temptation (Latin American Women Writers)
The Weight of Temptation (Latin American Women Writers)
by Ana Maria Shua
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In Death as a Side Effect, Ana María Shuas brilliantly dark satire transports readers to a dystopic future Argentina where gangs of ad hoc marauders and professional thieves roam the streets while the wealthy purchase security behind fortified... (read more)

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Voices of Time: A Life in Stories
Voices of Time: A Life in Stories
by Eduardo Galeano
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"Whimsical, poignant, moving fiestas that skip through decades, even centuries, to gather up the far-flung voices of dictators and militants, exiles and immigrants, tango singers, soccer players, and writer friends, not to mention the testimonies of... (read more)

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Another Way to Be: Selected Works of Rosario Castellanos
Another Way to Be: Selected Works of Rosario Castellanos
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Firefly
Firefly
by Severo Sarduy
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Firefly is a dream-like evocation of pre-war Cuba, replete with hurricanes, mystical cults and slave-markets. The story is the coming-of-age of a precocious and exuberant boy with an oversized head and underdeveloped sense of direction, who views... (read more)

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Out of Their Minds: The Incredible and (Sometimes) Sad Story of Ramon and Cornelio
Out of Their Minds: The Incredible and (Sometimes) Sad Story of Ramon and Cornelio
by Luis Humberto Crosthwaite
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"Hey, what's up, come a little closer, I have something to tell you," God said to Cornelio. The deal was simple: God would be the silent partner in the norteño band that Cornelio had started with his best friend Ramon. Cornelio would sing and... (read more)

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After the Bombs (90 Edition)
After the Bombs (90 Edition)
by Arturo Arias
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After the Bombs is a coming of age story that holds a mirror up to the modern history of Guatemala--a funhouse mirror of richly inventive and farcical black comedy which provides a better description of life in that country than any history book ever... (read more)

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Blood Relations
Blood Relations
by Carlos Montemayor
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Vanquished (Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion/Em Traducao)
Vanquished (Latin America in Translation/En Traduccion/Em Traducao)
by Ces Andreu Iglesias
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Faithful to the historical setting, in which traditional colonial life was giving way to industrial capitalism, this compelling novel will be read gainfully by students of the Caribbean, Latin America, and twentieth-century anti-colonialist struggles in... (read more)

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One day of life
One day of life
by Manlio Argueta
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Awesome for the authenticity of its vernacular style and the incandescence of its lyricism, One Day of Life depicts a typical day in the life of a peasant family caught up in the terror and corruption of civil war in El Salvador. 5:30 A.M. in Chalate, a... (read more)

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Brazilian Literature in Translation #05: Crimes of August
Brazilian Literature in Translation #05: Crimes of August
by Rubem Fonseca
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Epitaph of a Small Winner
Epitaph of a Small Winner
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