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Vivir Para Contarla (Vintage Espanol)
Vivir Para Contarla (Vintage Espanol)
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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In this long-awaited first volume of a planned trilogy, the most acclaimed and revered living Nobel laureate begins to tell us the story of his life. Like all his work, Living to Tell the Tale is a magnificent piece of writing. It spans Gabriel Garcí... (read more)

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El Pez en el Agua = Fish in the Water (Narrativa)
El Pez en el Agua = Fish in the Water (Narrativa)
by Mario Vargas Llosa
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This work by the renowned Peruvian author allows us to glimpse into the key years of his youth until his candidacy for President of Peru. These are stark, unadorned truths revealed through his hypnotic and masterly prose. The strained relationship... (read more)

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Perseguido Por Los Demonios. Vida de Malcolm Lowry
Perseguido Por Los Demonios. Vida de Malcolm Lowry
by Gordon Bowker
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Malcolm Lowry was best known for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano, considered not only a masterpiece but one of the gems of world literature. His tormented life has been examined by literary scholars, writers, journalists and film makers. Gordon Bowker... (read more)

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Enrique Gomez Carrillo, El Cronista Errante / Enrique Gomez Carrillo, the Wandering Columnist
Enrique Gomez Carrillo, El Cronista Errante / Enrique Gomez Carrillo, the Wandering Columnist
by Edelberto Torres Espinoza
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Explores the international bohemian life of one of Guatemala's noted modernist literary figures, who was a major figure within the self-exiled Parisian-based literati community and who was buried in the famous Parisian Pre Lachaise Cemetery in 1927.... (read more)

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Las Pequenas Memorias
Las Pequenas Memorias
by Jose Saramago
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This Nobel Prize winner?'s latest work takes the reader to his childhood: some parts in Azhinaga, the town where he was born, and other parts in Lisbon where he left to when he was two. With the poetic prose that characterizes him, and without... (read more)

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Los Cuadernos Secretos de Agatha Christie y DOS Novelas Ineditas de Poirot (Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making
Los Cuadernos Secretos de Agatha Christie y DOS Novelas Ineditas de Poirot (Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making
by John Curran
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Following the death of Agatha Christie's daughter at the end of 2004, a remarkable legacy was unearthed at the family home. Agatha's private notebooks, seventy-three handwritten volumes of notes, lists and drafts outlining all her plans for her many... (read more)

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Gabriel Garc
Gabriel Garc
by Gerald Martin
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La primera biografía completa y autorizada sobre el más querido y admirado escritor latinoamericano Gerald Martin dedicó más de dos décadas a investigar y escribir esta magistral biografía.... (read more)

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Julio Cortazar: Una Biografia Revisada
Julio Cortazar: Una Biografia Revisada
by Miguel Herraez
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An investigative exploration of one of the most influential Spanish-language writers of the 20th century, this biography collects a plethora of facts from Julio Cortazars personal and professional life, from Buenos Aires to Paris, and is based on an... (read more)

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Este Que Ves
Este Que Ves
by Xavier Velasco
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"The one in the painting is a desperate boy. He needs to save himself and doesn?t know of what. He wants to get out but doesn?t know how.? To be a kid is to understand that the road to hell is a short one. One arrives there without knowing, one escapes... (read more)

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de Alemania A Alemania: Diario, 1990 = On the Road from Germany to Germany
de Alemania A Alemania: Diario, 1990 = On the Road from Germany to Germany
by Gunter Grass
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Over twenty years ago, Gunter Grass' editor gave the Nobel laureate a series of notebooks to fill with drafts for future works. Grass began writing a diary in these notebooks, using them as fertile ground for his ideas, a practice he has kept to this... (read more)

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Trece Sentidos / Thirteen Senses
Trece Sentidos / Thirteen Senses
by Victor Villasenor
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< P> En un deslumbrante relato de pasi& #243; n, < I> Trece Sentidos< /I> de Victor Villase& #241; or contin& #250; a la estipulante epopeya familiar que empez& #243; con el ampliamente reconocido bestseller < I>... (read more)

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Zweig y El Candelabro: Destino y Judaismo
Zweig y El Candelabro: Destino y Judaismo
by Jean-jacques Lafaye
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Through articles, correspondence, manifestos, and fragments from his autobiography, Stefan Zweig clearly and forcefully demonstrates his position as a Jew and his own way of understanding Judaism in this collection, augmented by descriptions and analyses... (read more)

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Vida de Marco Bruto
Vida de Marco Bruto
by Francisco De Quevedo
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La Vida de Marco Bruto es un ensayo de reflexi&oacute;n pol&iacute;tica en el que se glosa la vida del c&eacute;lebre asesino de C&eacute;sar escrita por Plutarco.... (read more)

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Una Vida de Novela (a Fairytale Life)
Una Vida de Novela (a Fairytale Life)
by Alfredo Bryce Echenique
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This book commemorates the work of the Peruvian writer Alfredo Bryce Echenique. It includes writings on Bryce Echenique and his work by Luis Garcia Montero, Almudena Grandes, Alonso Cueto, critic Julio Ortega, and publisher Chus Visor, among other... (read more)

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Milagros De Vida / Miracles of Life
Milagros De Vida / Miracles of Life
by J. G. Ballard
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Para Leer a Aime Cesaire (Tezontle)
Para Leer a Aime Cesaire (Tezontle)
by Philippe Olle-laprune
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Sabato,
Sabato,
by Julia J. Constenla
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Kerouac y La Generacion Beat
Kerouac y La Generacion Beat
by Jean-francois Duval
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Dr. Q: La Historia de Como Un Jornalero Migrante Se Convirtio En Neurocirujano (Viva)
Dr. Q: La Historia de Como Un Jornalero Migrante Se Convirtio En Neurocirujano (Viva)
by Alfredo Quinones-hinojosa
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Puig Por Puig / Puig for Puig
Puig Por Puig / Puig for Puig
by Julia Romero
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