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The Heart Has Its Reasons: A Novel

by Maria Duenas Atria Books (November 11, 2014)

Declared “a writer to watch” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), New York Times bestselling author María Dueñas pours heart and soul into this story of a woman who discovers the power of second chances....


The Dark

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary Open Letter (October 15, 2013)

New novel from BTBA finalist about a man obsessed with understanding the working-class via a love affair with a woman.


The Planets

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary Open Letter (June 12, 2012)

A writer remembers his childhood friend, M, who was disappeared in Argentina's Dirty War.


Talking to Ourselves

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 08, 2014)

A searing family drama from one of Latin America's most original voices

One trip. Two love stories. Three voices.

Lito is ten years old and is almost sure he can change the weather when he concentrates very hard....


Forest of the Pygmies

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 01, 2014)

Once again Alexander Cold and his indomitable journalist grandmother, Kate, are braving the mystical unknown, this time in the heart of Africa. Along with Alex's friend Nadia Santos and a photographic crew from...


Kingdom of the Golden Dragon

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 01, 2014)

Reunited once more, young Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, embark upon a new adventure, following Alex's frighteningly fearless journalist grandmother Kate to a forbidden kingdom hidden away in the...


City of the Beasts

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 01, 2014)

When Alexander Cold's mother falls ill, the fifteen-year-old is sent to stay with his eccentric grandmother in New York. A tough and prickly magazine reporter, Kate Cold takes Alex along with her on an expedition...


Ines of My Soul

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 01, 2014)

A passionate tale of love, freedom, and conquest from the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende.

Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés Suárez, finds herself condemned...


Portrait in Sepia

by Isabel Allende Harper (March 25, 2014)

A sequel to Daughter of Fortune, New York Times bestselling author, Isabel Allende, continues her magic with this spellbinding family saga set against war and economic hardship.

Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal...


Daughter of Fortune

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 15, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende, comes a passionate tale of one young woman's quest to save her lover set against the chaos of the 1849 California Gold...


Paula

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 15, 2014)

When Isabel Allende's daughter, Paula, became gravely ill and fell into a coma, the author began to write the story of her family for her unconscious child. In the telling, bizarre ancestors appear before our...


The Infinite Plan

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 15, 2014)

In The Infinite Plan, critically acclaimed, bestselling author Isabel Allende weaves a vivid and engrossing tale of one man's search for love and his struggle to come to terms with a childhood of poverty and...


Quesadillas

by Juan Pablo Villalobos, Rosalind Harvey & Neel Mukherjee Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 11, 2014)

A brilliant new comic novel from "a linguistic virtuoso" (José Antonio Aguado, Diari de Terrassa)

It's the 1980s in Lagos de Moreno—a town where there are more cows than people, and more priests than cows—and...


Lost Luggage: A Novel

by Jordi Punti Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (October 15, 2013)

The prize-winning debut novel from a major new talent in Catalan literature—the story of four half-brothers who only discover the others’ existence when the father who abandoned them all is reported missing....


Call Me Brooklyn

by Eduardo Lago & Ernesto Mestre-Reed Dalkey Archive Press (September 05, 2013)

Through an ingenious structure that jumps from narrator to narrator and spans decades, Call Me Brooklyn follows the life of Gal Ackerman, a Spanish orphan adopted during the Spanish Civil War and raised in Brooklyn,...


Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel

by Isabel Allende HarperCollins e-books (April 27, 2010)

“Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers.”

Los Angeles Times

From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, the latest...


2666

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2008

by Roberto Bolano & Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 09, 2013)

THE POSTHUMOUS MASTERWORK FROM "ONE OF THE GREATEST AND MOST INFLUENTIAL MODERN WRITERS" (JAMES WOOD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW)

Composed in the last years of Roberto Bolaño's life, 2666 was greeted across...


The Dark Bride

by Laura Restrepo Ecco (July 02, 2013)

Once a month, the refinery workers of the Tropical Oil Company descend upon Tora, a city in the Colombian forest. They journey down from the mountains searching for earthly bliss and hoping to encounter Sayonara,...


Terra Nostra

by Carlos Fuentes & Margaret Sayers Peden Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 14, 2013)

Terra Nostra is one of the great masterpieces of modern Latin American fiction. Concerned with nothing less than the history of Spain and of South America, with the Indian Gods and with Christianity, with the...


The Good Conscience

by Carlos Fuentes & Sam Hileman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 14, 2013)

The Good Conscience is Carlos Fuentes's second novel. The scene is Guanajuato, a provincial capital in Central Mexico, once one of the world's richest mining centers. The Ceballos family has been reinstated...


Christopher Unborn

by Carlos Fuentes & Alfred MacAdam Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 14, 2013)

This inspired novel, Christopher Unborn, is narrated by the as yet unborn first child to be born on October 12, 1992, the five hundredth anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America; his conception and birth...


Maya's Notebook

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 23, 2013)

Maya’s Notebook is a startling novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende.

 

This contemporary coming-of-age story centers upon Maya Vidal, a remarkable teenager abandoned by her...


Ways of Going Home

by Alejandro Zambra & Megan McDowell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 08, 2013)

Alejandro Zambra's Ways of Going Home begins with an earthquake, seen through the eyes of an unnamed nine-year-old boy who lives in an undistinguished middleclass housing development in a suburb of Santiago,...


Woes of the True Policeman

by Roberto Bolano & Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2012)

Begun in the 1980s and worked on until the author's death in 2003, Woes of the True Policeman is Roberto Bolaño's last, unfinished novel.

The novel follows Óscar Amalfitano—an exiled Chilean university professor...


Adam in Eden

by Carlos Fuentes, Alejandro Branger & Ethan Shaskan Bumas Dalkey Archive Press (January 08, 2013)

In this comic novel of political intrigue, Adam Gorozpe, a respected businessman in Mexico, has a life so perfect that he might as well be his namesake in the Garden of Eden—but there are snakes in this Eden...


Seven Houses in France

by Bernardo Atxaga & Margaret Jull Costa Graywolf Press (September 04, 2012)

A brooding novel of colonial intrigue in the Congo, from the author of The Accordionist's Son and Obabakoak

The year is 1903, and the garrison of Yangambi on the banks of the Congo is under the command of Captain...


Down the Rabbit Hole

by Juan Pablo Villalobos & Rosalind Harvey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 02, 2012)

"A brief and majestic debut." —Matías Néspolo, El Mundo

Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines, and dictionaries, and what he wants more than anything right now is a new pet for his...


The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Alfred MacAdam Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta is an astute psychological portrait of a modern revolutionary and a searching account of an old friend's struggle to understand him. First published in English in 1986, the novel...


The War of the End of the World

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

Deep within the remote backlands of nineteenth-century Brazil lies Canudos, home to all the damned of the earth: prostitutes, bandits, beggars, and every kind of outcast. It is a place where history and civilization...


The Language of Passion

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

Internationally acclaimed novelist Mario Vargas Llosa has contributed a biweekly column to Spain's major newspaper, El País, since 1977. In this collection of columns from the 1990s, Vargas Llosa weighs in...


In Praise of the Stepmother

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

With meticulous observation and the seductive skill of a great storyteller, Vargas Llosa lures the reader into the shadow of perversion that, little by little, darkens the extraordinary happiness and harmony...


Obabakoak

by Bernardo Atxaga & Margaret Jull Costa Graywolf Press (October 26, 2010)

"A brilliantly inventive writer ... he understands the nature of storytelling and is at once terribly moving and wildy funny."—A.S. Byatt

Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial collection about life in Obaba,...


Dancing to "Almendra"

by Mayra Montero & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2007)

Havana, 1957. On the same day that the Mafia capo Umberto Anastasia is assassinated in a barber's chair in New York, a hippopotamus escapes from the Havana zoo and is shot and killed by its pursuers. Assigned...


Captain of the Sleepers

by Mayra Montero & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2007)

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...


Inez

by Carlos Fuentes & Margaret Sayers Peden Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 02, 2002)

A magical short novel that weaves together two stories, two couples, two different times, and two grand passions

In one of the narratives that comprise this superb new novel from Carlos Fuentes, we are introduced...


The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

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...


The Polish Boxer

by Eduardo Halfon, Thomas Bunstead, Anne McLean & Lisa Dillman et al. Bellevue Literary Press (October 02, 2012)

The English-language debut of a major Latin American writer whose work has been compared to Roberto Bolaño.


Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth

by Salvador Espriu & Rowan Ricardo Phillips Dalkey Archive Press (August 28, 2012)

One of the foundational texts of Catalan fiction, Salvador Espriu’s Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth is a collection of short stories in which action, character, and place are as winding and sumptuous as...


The Wind That Lays Waste

by Selva Almada Graywolf Press (July 09, 2019)

A taut, lyrical portrait of four people thrown together on a single day in rural Argentina

The Wind That Lays Waste begins in the great pause before a storm. Reverend Pearson is evangelizing across the Argentinian...


Alice's Island

by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo Atria Books (April 16, 2019)

A happily married woman's perfect life shatters when her husband turns up dead hundreds of miles away from where he should have been, and she suddenly discovers that there was a part of him she knew nothing...


Tentacle

by Rita Indiana & Achy Obejas And Other Stories (November 15, 2018)

Plucked from her life on the streets of post-apocalyptic Santo Domingo, young maid Acilde Figueroa finds herself at the heart of a Santería prophecy: only she can travel back in time and save the ocean –...


Bottom of the Sky

by Rodrigo Fresán & Will Vanderhyden Open Letter (March 09, 2018)

At its core, The Bottom of the Sky is a novel about two young boys in love with other planets and a disturbingly beautiful girl. An homage to the history of American science fiction, it’s also about the Gulf...


The Neighborhood

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 27, 2018)

A thrilling tale of desire and Peruvian corruption swirls around a scandalous exposé that leads to murder

From the Nobel Laureate comes a politically charged detective novel weaving through the underbelly of...


The Land of Fear

by Isaac Rosa & Rob Rinck Open Letter (March 21, 2016)

El pais del miedo (The Land of Fear) was received to great acclaim in Spain and was the recipient of the Premio Fundación Jose Manuel Lara in 2008.

The Land of Fear is Rosa's first novel published in English,...


Brother in Ice

by Alicia Kopf & Mara Faye Lethem And Other Stories (April 23, 2018)

‘She thought that it was precisely when things get uncomfortable or can’t be shown that something interesting comes to light. That is the point of no return, the point that must be reached, the point you...


People in the Room

by Norah Lange & Charlotte Whittle And Other Stories (August 09, 2018)

A young woman in Buenos Aires spies three women in the house opposite her family’s home. Intrigued, she begins to watch them. She imagines them as accomplices to an unknown crime, as troubled spinsters contemplating...


We Are The End

by Gonzalo García Galley Beggar Press (October 26, 2017)

‘A unique and breathtaking talent.’ Scarlett Thomas

“Gonzalo Garcia is so talented: a new deep and hilarious literary voice.” Dorthe Nors

Tomás' girlfriend has left him. She has, in fact, fled to Antarctica,...


Medical Autobiography

by Damián Tabarovsky & Emily Davis Open Letter (July 28, 2017)

Each time protagonist Dami comes up with another one of his “great ideas,” he is instantly thwarted by his own body, overcome time and again by various, almost comical, ailments. Throughout the ups and downs...


The Ship of Fools

by Cristina Peri Rossi & Psiche Hughes Readers International (September 12, 2017)

The Ship of Fools has established Cristina Peri Rossi, author of a dozen other books of poetry and prose, as a leading writer in Europe and Latin America. This is her most important work in English and is recognized...


Inventing Love

by José Ovejero & Simon Deefholts and Kathryn Phillips-Miles Peter Owen Publishers (June 01, 2017)

Winner of the 2013 Alfaguara Novel Prize, one of the most significant prizes in the Spanish language

When Samuel receives a call out of the blue about the death of his lover Clara, his own numbing existence seems...