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  • Resurrecting Hebrewby Ilan Stavans

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.00

    Part of the Jewish Encounter series Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. Ilan Stavans?s quest begins with a dream featuring a beautiful woman speaking an unknown language. When the language turns out to be Hebrew, a friend diagnoses ?language withdrawal,?... more...

  • Knowledge and Censorshipby Ilan Stavans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 59.00

    This volume collects four sharp philosophical essays by Ilan Stavans on the acquisition of knowledge in multi-ethnic environments, the role that dictionaries play in the preservation of memory, the function of libraries in the electronic age, and the uses of censorship. In the second part of the volume, Verónica Albin engages Stavans in a series of... more...

  • The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literatureby Ilan Stavans

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 27.50

    The expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 gave rise to a series of rich, diverse diasporas that were interconnected through a common vision and joie de vivre . The exodus took these Sephardim to other European countries; to North Africa, Asia Minor, and South America; and, eventually, to the American colonies. In each community new literary and... more...

  • Gabriel García Márquezby Ilan Stavans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 11.99

    This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of García Márquez's life up to the publication of his classic 100 Years of Solitude. more...

  • C?sar Ch?vezby STAVANS ILAN

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 77.00

    Labor leader, social justice advocate, Chicano leader, and humanitarian are only some of the multifaceted renderings of C?sar Ch?vez. Ilan Stavans has compiled essays and first-person narratives that capture the multiple dimensions of this storied figure. To that end, Stavans's collection of timely articles separates fact from fiction, or as he puts... more...

  • Health Careby STAVANS ILAN

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 77.00

    This work highlights the myriad problems Latinos face in becoming fully acculturated consumers of health care. Its series of chapters by expert contributors bridge the communication gap between mainstream medical professionals who need to understand the Latino worldview and Latinos that need to adapt to the puzzling complexity of providers and insurers... more...

  • Immigrationby Ilan Stavans

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00

    Immigration is a topic on the minds of a large portion of Americans. In 2006, a series of large marches and political debates shook the nation to the core. With the 2008 presidential campaign under way, the controversy is alive and well. However, it is essential to approach it in an informed, balanced fashion, and the material presented in this volume... more...

  • Gabriel García Márquezby Ilan Stavans

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 25.99

    This long-awaited biography provides a fascinating and comprehensive picture of García Márquez's life up to the publication of his classic  100 Years of Solitude . Based on nearly a decade of research, this biographical study sheds new light on the life and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling author in the history... more...

  • Fútbolby Ilan Stavans

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    This insightful compilation offers interdisciplinary views on soccer among Latinos. more...

  • Béisbolby Ilan Stavans

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00

    This insightful collection documents Latinos in baseball from an interdisciplinary perspective. more...