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El tercer Reich

Written by Roberto Bolaño


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47614-2 (0-307-47614-6)

Udo Berger, escritor fracasado y campeón de juegos de estrategia, viaja de nuevo al pequeño pueblo de la Costa Brava catalana donde pasaba los veranos de su infancia. Acompañado por su novia, pasa la mayor parte del tiempo con su juego favorito: El Tercer Reich. Una noche conocen a otra pareja... Read more >

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Estrella distante

Written by Roberto Bolaño


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47612-8 (0-307-47612-X)

El delirante y perturbador misterio de un impostor

El narrador vio por primera vez a aquel hombre en 1971 o 1972, cuando Allende era aún Presidente de Chile. Escribía poemas distantes y cautelosos, seducía a las mujeres y despertaba en los hombres una indefinible desconfianza. Volvió a verlo después del golpe, pero... Read more >

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Los detectives salvajes

Written by Roberto Bolaño


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47611-1 (0-307-47611-1)

“Una obra maestra”. —The New Yorker

Arturo Belano y Ulises Lima, dos quijotes modernos, salen tras las huellas de Cesárea Tinajero, la misteriosa escritora desaparecida en México en los años posteriores a la revolución. Esa búsqueda —el viaje y sus consecuencias— se prolonga durante veinte años, bifurcándose a través de numerosos... Read more >

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Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview
And Other Conversations
Written by Roberto Bolaño
Translated by Sybil Perez
Introduction by Marcela Valdes


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Melville House
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-61219-095-2 (1-61219-095-2)

With the release of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives in 1998, journalist Monica Maristain discovered a writer “capable of befriending his readers.” After exchanging several letters with Bolaño, Maristain formed a friendship of her own, culminating in an extensive interview with the novelist about truth and consequences, an interview that turned... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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El Aleph

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95094-9 (0-307-95094-8)

Considerado uno de los escritores más influyentes del siglo XX en cualquier idioma, la obra de Jorge Luis Borges continúa inspirando a nuevas generaciones de lectores gracias al deslumbrante poder de sus imágenes y la inmensa profundidad de sus temas.

Originalmente publicada en 1949, esta colección reúne dieciocho relatos entre los... Read more >
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El hacedor

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95097-0 (0-307-95097-2)

“Yo vivo, yo me dejo vivir, para que Borge pueda tramar su literatura y esa literatura me justifica”. —De “Borges y yo”

Considerado por el mismo Borges como su libro más personal, El hacedor explora la relación entre el mundo interior y exterior del artista, el misterioso espacio entre sus sueños y... Read more >
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Ficciones

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 25, 1993
Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-42299-0 (0-679-42299-4)

With an Introduction by John Sturrock; translated by Anthony Kerrigan. Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Ficciones

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95092-5 (0-307-95092-1)

“Pensé en un laberinto de laberintos, en un sinuoso laberinto creciente que abarcara el pasado y el porvenir y que implicara de algún modo los astros”. —Jorge Luis Borges

Ficciones
es quizá el libro más reconocido de Jorge Luis Borges, compuesto por los libros El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan y... Read more >
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Historia Universal de la infamia

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95095-6 (0-307-95095-6)

A veces creo que los buenos lectores son cisnes aun más tenebrosos y singulares que los buenos autores”. —Jorge Luis Borges

En su primer libro de ficción, Borges trabaja con biografías de ladrones y rufianes verdaderos; personajes traidores y a veces también heroicos. Aquí están, entre otros, Lazarus Morell, redentor de esclavos... Read more >
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Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
Translated by Kit Maude


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Melville House
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-61219-204-8 (1-61219-204-1)

Days before his death, Borges gave an intimate interview to his friend, the Argentine journalist Gloria Lopez Lecube. That interview is translated for the first time here, giving English-language readers a new insight into his life, loves, and thoughts about his work and country at the end of his life.

Accompanying that... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Poesía completa

Written by Jorge Luis Borges


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-74350-3 (0-307-74350-0)

La obra poética completa del maestro argentino en un solo volumen

Además de extraordinario narrador y ensayista, Jorge Luis Borges fue un excelente poeta. De hecho, puede decirse que la poesía es el alma de su obra. Indisociable de sus cuentos y ensayos, estos poemas son parte indispensable del universo borgiano... Read more >
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Incantation of Frida K.

Written by Kate Braverman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 3, 2003
Price: $11.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-571-4 (1-58322-571-4)

“I was born in rain and I will die in rain,” begins Kate Braverman’s The Incantation of Frida K., an imagined life journey of Frida Kahlo. The book opens and closes inside the mind of Frida K., at 46, on her deathbed, taking us through a kaleidoscope of memories and hallucinations... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Palm Latitudes
A Novel
Written by Kate Braverman


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 3, 2003
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-572-1 (1-58322-572-2)

Written nearly a decade after Lithium for Medea, Palm Latitudes, Kate Braverman’s second novel and arguably her chef d’oeuvre, explores the intertwined lives of three women who await absolution and revelation in the bougainvillea- and violence-filled “barrio” of Los Angeles. Frances Ramos is a voluptuous prostitute who flaunts her wealth and... Read more >
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The Squatter and the Don

Written by Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
Introduction by Ana Castillo


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-7289-4 (0-8129-7289-9)

The Squatter and the Don, like its author, has come out a survivor,” notes Ana Castillo in her Introduction. “The fact that it has resurfaced after more than a century from its original publication is a testimony to its worthiness.” Inviting comparison to Uncle Tom’s Cabin, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Loosing My Espanish

Written by H.G. Carrillo


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 18, 2005
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7814-1 (1-4000-7814-8)

Oscar Delossantos is about to lose his job as a teacher at a Jesuit high school in Chicago. Rather than go quietly, he embarks on a valiant last history lesson that chronicles the flight from Cuba of his makeshift extended family.Evoking the struggle between nostalgia and the realities of the Cuban... Read more >
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Solibo Magnificent

Written by Patrick Chamoiseau


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75176-2 (0-679-75176-9)

A New York Times notable book of the yearIn Fort-de-France, Martinique, a colorful group of musicians, street vendors, and hopeless disciples, including the author, gather under a tamarind tree to listen to legendary bard Solibo Magnificent spin tales.  Suddenly, in the middle of a raucously entertaining story,  Solibo drops dead.  So entranced and drunken... Read more >

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Texaco
A Novel
Written by Patrick Chamoiseau


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 24, 1998
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-75175-5 (0-679-75175-0)

Of black Martinican provenance, Patrick Chamoiseau gives us Texaco (winner of the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize), an international literary achievement, tracing one hundred and fifty years of post-slavery Caribbean history: a novel that is as much about self-affirmation engendered by memory as it is about a quest for... Read more >

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La última de las muchachas del menú

Written by Denise Chávez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3432-1 (1-4000-3432-9)

Rocío Esquibel is a girl growing up in a Southern New Mexico town with her mother and sister. She defines her neighborhood by its trees—the willow, the apricot and the one they call the marking tree. Rocío knows she was born in the bedroom closet where she and her sister now... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Por el amor de Pedro Infante
Una novella
Written by Denise Chávez


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: November 12, 2002
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-72765-8 (0-375-72765-5)

Pedro Infante. Irresistible galán de la pantalla grande. Su imagen provoca mareos y suspiros de añoranza a las mexicanas y le proporciona a Tere çvila, Secretaria del Club de Admiradores de Pedro Infante #256, el ideal soñado con que mide a los varones, por demás reales, de su existencia. Tere vive... Read more >
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Caramelo

Written by Sandra Cisneros


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-74258-6 (0-679-74258-1)

The celebrated author of The House on Mango Street gives us an extraordinary new novel, told in language of blazing originality: a multigenerational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy—the very stuff of life.

Lala Reyes’ grandmother is descended from a family of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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El arroyo de lalLlorona y otros cuentos

Written by Sandra Cisneros
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 3, 1996
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-76804-3 (0-679-76804-1)

From the acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street comes a story collection of breathtaking range and authority, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. From a young girl revealing secrets only an eleven-year-old can know to a witch woman... Read more >

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Have You Seen Marie?

Written by Sandra Cisneros
Illustrated by Ester Hernández


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74386-2 (0-307-74386-1)

Have You Seen Marie? Showcases the storytelling magic of Sandra Cisneros, beloved author of The House on Mango Street. This lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for adults is the tale of a woman’s search, in the wake of her mother’s death, for a missing cat—and a reminder that love, even when... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Have You Seen Marie?

Written by Sandra Cisneros
Illustrated by Ester Hernández


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-59794-6 (0-307-59794-6)

The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street gives us a deeply moving tale of loss, grief, and healing: a lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for grown-ups about a woman’s search for a cat who goes missing in the wake of her mother’s death.

The word “orphan” might not... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The House on Mango Street

Written by Sandra Cisneros


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 1991
Price: $11.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-73477-2 (0-679-73477-5)

In her acclaimed debut work, Cisneros tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Esperanza's thoughts and emotions are expressed in her fable-like poems and stories, which portray the alternating beauty and desolation of her life and its realities. Esperanza doesn't want... Read more >

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La Casa En Mango Street

Written by Sandra Cisneros
Translated by Elena Poniatowska


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 18, 1994
Price: $11.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75526-5 (0-679-75526-8)

In her acclaimed debut work, Cisneros tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Esperanza's thoughts and emotions are expressed in her fable-like poems and stories, which portray the alternating beauty and desolation of her life and its realities. Esperanza doesn't want... Read more >
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