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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)

In the early years of the conquest of the Americas, Inés Suárez, a seamstress condemned to a life of toil, flees Spain to seek adventure in the New World. As Inés makes her way to Chile, she begins a fiery...


Portrait in Sepia

by Isabel Allende Harper (March 25, 2014)

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora...


Daughter of Fortune

by Isabel Allende Harper (April 15, 2014)

An orphan raised in Valparaiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, vivacious young Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. Entering a rough-and-tumble world...


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...


The Man Who Loved Dogs

by Leonardo Padura & Anna Kushner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 28, 2014)

A gripping novel about the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico City in 1940

In The Man Who Loved Dogs, Leonardo Padura brings a noir sensibility to one of the most fascinating and complex political narratives...


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...


The Savage Detectives

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

New Year's Eve, 1975: Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry, leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala. Their quest: to track down the obscure, vanished poet Cesárea...


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,...


Where the Air Is Clear

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

My name is Ixca Cienfuegos. I was born and I live in Mexico City. Which is not so grave: in Mexico City there is never tragedy but only outrage. Thus begins Carlos Fuentes's first novel, unfolding a panorama...


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 Old Gringo

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

In The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes brings the Mexico of 1916 uncannily to life. This novel is wise book, full of toughness and humanity and is without question one of the finest works of modern Latin American...


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...


Distant Relations

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

During a long, lingering lunch at the Automobile Club de France, the elderly Comte de Branly tells a story to a friend, unnamed until the closing pages, who is in fact the first-person narrator of the novel....


Diana

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

On New Year's Eve in 1969, a novelist in his forties meets the beautiful movie actress Diana Soren at a party and is fascinated by her oddly elusive charm. But in this novel from Carlos Fuentes, his infatuation...


The Death of Artemio Cruz

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

As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confined to his bed and, in dreamlike flashes, recalls the pivotal episodes of his life. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the...


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...


A Change of Skin

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

First published in 1968, Carlos Fuentes's controversial novel A Change of Skin tells the story of four persons who drive from Mexico City to Veracruz one Palm Sunday. The Driver of the car is Franz, an ex-Nazi,...


Aura

by Carlos Fuentes & Lysander Kemp Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 14, 2013)

This eBook edition of Carlos Fuentes' novel includes only the English translation by Lysander Kemp. The Spanish text is not included.

Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased...


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...


The Third Reich

by Roberto Bolano & Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 22, 2011)

On vacation with his girlfriend, Ingeborg, the German war games champion Udo Berger returns to a small town on the Costa Brava where he spent the summers of his childhood. Soon they meet another vacationing...


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...


Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World

by Sabina Berman & Lisa Dillman Henry Holt and Co. (August 07, 2012)

A transporting and brilliant comic novel narrated by an unforgettable woman: Karen Nieto, an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest gifts

As intimate as it is profound, and as clear-eyed as it...


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...


Almost Never

by Daniel Sada & Katherine Silver Graywolf Press (April 10, 2012)

"Of my generation I most admire Daniel Sada, whose writing project seems to me the most daring." —Roberto Bolaño

This Rabelaisian tale of lust and longing in the drier precincts of postwar Mexico introduces...


The Dream of the Celt

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2012)

A subtle and enlightening novel about a neglected human rights pioneer by the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa

In 1916, the Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British government for treason....


Traveler of the Century

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 24, 2012)

Searching for an inn, the enigmatic traveler Hans stops in a small city on the border between Saxony and Prussia. The next morning, Hans meets an old organ-grinder in the market square and immediately finds...


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 Time of the Hero

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Lysander Kemp Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2011)

The action of The Time of the Hero, Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa's first novel, takes place at the Leoncio Prado Military Academy in Lima, Peru. There, four angry cadets who have formed an inner...


The Storyteller

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

At a small gallery in Florence, a Peruvian writer happens upon a photograph of a tribal storyteller deep in the jungles of the Amazon. He is overcome with the eerie sense that he knows this man...that the storyteller...


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 Perpetual Orgy

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

The Perpetual Orgy is Mario Vargas Llosa's brilliant analysis of Gustav Flaubert's masterpiece Madame Bovary. In this remarkable book, "we not only enjoy a dazzling explication, but experience a master discoursing...


The Feast of the Goat

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

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...


Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen R. Lane Picador (March 04, 2011)

Mario Vargas Llosa's brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the author's youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young...


A Fish in the Water

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Helen Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 05, 2011)

Mario Vargas Llosa's A Fish in the Water is a twofold book: a memoir of one of Latin America's most celebrated witers, beginning with his birth in 1936 in Arequipa, Peru; and the story of his organization of...


The Way to Paradise

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

A New York Times Notable Book

Flora Tristán, the illegitimate child of a wealthy Peruvian father and French mother, grows up in poverty and journeys to Peru to demand her inheritance. On her return in 1844,...


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...