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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Newsweek ). In these masterly vignettes, Fuentes explores Tolstoy?s classic observation that ?happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.? In ?A Family Like Any Other,? each member of the Pagan family lives in isolation, despite sharing a tiny house. In ?The Mariachi?s Mother,? the limitless devotion of a woman... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00
Winner of the Cervantes Prize Carlos Fuentes, one of the world?s most acclaimed authors, is at the height of his powers in this stunning new novel?a magnificent epic of passion, magic, and desire in modern Mexico, a rich and remarkable tapestry set in a world where free will fights with the wishes of the gods. Josué Nadal has lost more than... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 18.99
For fifty years, Andres Yasin has carried a grudge against J.T. Bunker. Now, Bunker, eighty-two years old and dying of cancer, wants to tell his side of a story, a story of his affair with Andres's mother. As a child Andres knew Bunker as the "Captain of the Sleepers"-so called because he transported the bodies of those who had died off the island,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 16.99
Mayra Montero is the author of a collection of short stories and of eight novels, including, most recently, Captain of the Sleepers (FSG, 2005). She was born in Cuba and lives in Puerto Rico, where she writes a weekly column in El Nuevo Dia newspaper. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 14.99
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010 "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat." Peru's foremost writer, he has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and the Jerusalem Prize. His... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
Set in an isolated, rundown community in the Peruvian Andes, Vargas Llosa's novel tells the story of a series of mysterious disappearances involving the Shining Path guerrillas and a local couple performing cannibalistic sacrifices with strange similiarities to the Dionysian rituals of ancient Greece. Part detective novel and part political allegory,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 17.99
Haunted all her life by feelings of terror and emptiness, forty-nine-year-old Urania Cabral returns to her native Dominican Republic - and finds herself reliving the events of l961, when the capital was still called Trujillo City and one old man terrorized a nation of three million. Rafael Trujillo, the depraved ailing dictator whom Dominicans call... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 8.99
Set in Lima, the novel tells of a love story whose participants may be the fictional characters of Don Rigoberto. With his usual sly assurance, Vargas Llosa keeps the reader guessing which episodes are real and which issue from the Don's imagination; the resulting novel, an aggregate of reality and fantasy, is sexy, funny, disquieting, and unfailingly... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
On December 7, 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. His Nobel lLecture is a resounding tribute to fiction's power to inspire readers to greater ambition, to dissent, and to political action. "We would be worse than we are without the good books we have read, more conformist, not as restless, more submissive, and the... more...