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The Collector of Leftover Souls

by Eliane Brum & Diane Grosklaus Whitty Graywolf Press (October 14, 2019)

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Translated Literature

Urgent investigative essays covering a wide range of humanity in Brazil, from the Amazon to the favelas

Eliane Brum is a star journalist in Brazil,...

Indigenous Cosmolectics

by Gloria Elizabeth Chacón The University of North Carolina Press (September 28, 2018)

Latin America's Indigenous writers have long labored under the limits of colonialism, but in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries, they have constructed a literary corpus that moves them beyond those...

Sabers and Utopias

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Anna Kushner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 26, 2018)

A landmark collection of essays on the Nobel laureate's conception of Latin America, past, present, and future

Throughout his career, the Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa has grappled with the concept of...

Cuba on the Verge

by Leila Guerriero Ecco (December 05, 2017)

Spanning politics and art, music and baseball, Cuba on the Verge is a timely look at a society’s profound transformation—from inside and out

Change looms in Cuba.

Just ninety miles from United States shores...

Hunter of Stories

by Eduardo Galeano & Mark Fried PublicAffairs (November 14, 2017)

This is Eduardo Galeano's last book, a masterful, deeply considered, and poetic autobiography, written in his signature style of short essays, fables, stories, snippets of dialogue, and epigraph-length fragments...

Hunter of Stories

by Eduardo Galeano & Mark Fried Bold Type Books (November 13, 2017)

The internationally acclaimed last work by the legendary Latin American writer

Master storyteller Eduardo Galeano was unique among his contemporaries (Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa among them)...

The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao

by Martha Batalha & Eric M. B. Becker Oneworld Publications (September 07, 2017)

'Zesty' Daily Mail

'A real gem of a book' Stylist

A wickedly funny tale of two rebellious sisters in 1940s Rio de Janeiro

Euridice is bright and ambitious. But this is Brazil in the 1940s, and society expects her...

Vodou in Haitian Memory: The Idea and Representation of Vodou in Haitian Imagination

by Nixon S. Cleophat, Celucien L. Joseph, Crystal Andrea Felima & Asselin Charles et al. Lexington Books (May 12, 2016)

Vodou in Haitian Memory examines the idea and representation of the Haitian Vodou in Haitin history, art, painting, aesthetics, and culture. Vodou is also studied from multiple theoretical approaches including...

An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued

by Cynthia Reyes BPS Books (May 10, 2016)

Cynthia Reyes has done it again. Picking up from the early days of her recovery from a car accident, as told in her first book, A Good Home, she shares in this new book intensely lyrical stories of life in her...

The Austin Clarke Library: 'Membering / The Polished Hoe / Choosing His Coffin

by Austin Clarke Dundurn (August 22, 2015)

This bundle unites three essential books by Austin Clarke, one the most respected authors in North America and a national literary treasure of Canada. Includes Clarke's memoir ?Membering, the Giller Prize winner...

Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

by James Davis Columbia University Press (February 24, 2015)

Eric Walrond (1898–1966) was a writer, journalist, caustic critic, and fixture of 1920s Harlem. His short story collection, Tropic Death, was one of the first efforts by a black author to depict Caribbean lives...

Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

by Héctor Hoyos Columbia University Press (January 27, 2015)

Through a comparative analysis of the novels of Roberto Bolaño and the fictional work of César Aira, Mario Bellatin, Diamela Eltit, Chico Buarque, Alberto Fuguet, and Fernando Vallejo, among other leading...

Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime

by Carrie Noland Columbia University Press (January 20, 2015)

This book approaches Negritude as an experimental, text-based poetic movement developed by diasporic authors of African descent through the means of modernist print culture. Engaging primarily the works of Aimé...

On Poets and Others

by Octavio Paz & Michael Schmidt Arcade (August 05, 2014)

The Nobel Prizewinning poet and man of letters Octavio Paz was also a brilliant reader of other writers, and this book selects his best critical essays from over three decades. In the sixteen pieces collected...


by Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney & Cees Nooteboom Coffee House Press (April 21, 2014)

Cosmopolitan, vivacious essays in the tradition of Brodsky's Watermark and Benjamin's The Arcades Project by a celebrated young Mexican author.

Wonder and Exile in the New World

by Alex Nava Penn State University Press (June 21, 2013)

In Wonder and Exile in the New World, Alex Nava explores the border regions between wonder and exile, particularly in relation to the New World. It traces the preoccupation with the concept of wonder in the...

A Good Home: A Memoir

by Cynthia Reyes BPS Books (May 01, 2013)

The author's life in Jamaica, her move to Toronto, and her trips back home, told through descriptions of her homes, from a tiny pink house in Jamaica and a mountainside cabin near Vancouver to an historic Victorian...

Diadem: Selected Poems

by Marosa di Giorgio & Adam Giannelli BOA Editions Ltd. (October 16, 2012)

Selected poems by one of the most distinct and recognizable voices in Latin American poetry. Surreal, fable-like prose poems.

Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night

by María DeGuzmán Indiana University Press (July 09, 2012)

Often treated like night itself-both visible and invisible, feared and romanticized-Latina/os make up the largest minority group in the US. In her newest work, María DeGuzmán explores representations of night...


by Paulo Coelho HarperCollins (September 01, 2011)

Another stunning novel by the author of The Alchemist.

Aleph marks a return to Paulo Coelho’s beginnings. In a frank and surprising personal story, one of the world’s most beloved authors embarks on a remarkable...


by Achy Obejas Akashic Books (March 01, 2009)

A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.