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- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 21.00
The Norte Grande of Chile, the world's driest desert, had ''engendered contemporary Chile, everything that was good about it, everything that was dreadful,'' writes Ariel Dorfman in his brilliant exploration of one of the least known and most exotic corners of the globe. For 10,000 years the desert had been mined for silver, iron, and copper, but it... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Conceived the night of Che Guevara?s burial in 1967, Gabriel McKenzie is inextricably bound up in the history and politics of his native Chile. Twenty-four years on, and still a virgin, Gabriel returns from Manhattan exile to confront his legacy: a Don Juan father and a country preparing for the five-hundredth anniversary of America?s "discovery."... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95
Blake's Therapy is a whirlwind ride through the desires of one man to find something real in a virtual world. After suffering a mental breakdown, Graham Blake checks into the Corporate Life Therapy Institute, where the self-assured, silver-tongued Dr. Carl Tolgate has prepared a strange, shocking, and erotic treatment. Now Blake must find out, before... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95
In this interlocking prose web of first-person testimony, novelist, poet, and playwright Ariel Dorfman relates the struggles of fifty human rights activists hailing from more than forty countries. Manifesto for Another World features the words and struggles of internationally celebrated activists including Vaclav Havel, Baltasar Garzón, Helen Prejean,... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 11.95
Renowned author Ariel Dorfman, obsessed for twenty-five years with the malignant shadow General Pinochet cast upon Chile and the world, followed every twist and turn of the four year old trial in Great Britain, Spain and Chile as well as in the U.S., the country that had created Pinochet. Told as a suspense thriller, filled with court-room drama and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 6.79
Ariel dorfman has been hailed as one of the "greatest living Latin American novelists" (Newsweek) and a "storyteller of almost mythic intensity" (The Financial Times) . In his brilliant memoir, Heading South, Looking North , Dorfman explores the many exiles of a life torn, from age two, between the United States and Latin America, between revolution... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.99
A woman seeks revenge when the man she believes to have been her torturer happens to re-enter her life. Years have passed since political prisoner, Paulina, suffered at the hands of her captor: a man whose face she never saw, but whom she can still recall with terrifying clarity. Tonight, by chance, a stranger arrives at the secluded beach house... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95
Set in a Greek village in 1942, and purportedly written from his imagination by a Danish man before he was picked up by the Gestapo and not seen again, here is Ariel Dorfman?s haunting and universal parable of individual courage in the face of political oppression. Widows forms a testament to the disappeared?those living under totalitarian regimes... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 16.95
"Let me tell you, America, of the hopes I had for you," Dorfman writes after the fall of the Twin Towers, remembering back to an earlier September 11 in 1973, when he was on the staff of Salvador Allende, then president of Chile, the day he was removed from office and murdered in a coup in which the U.S. government was complicit. "Beware the plague... more...