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El general en su laberinto

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3496-3 (1-4000-3496-5)

“Seldom has there been a more fitting match between author and subject. Mr. Garcia Marquez wades into his flamboyant, often improbably and ultimately tragic material with enormous gusto, heaping detail upon sensuous detail, alternating grace with horror, perfume with the stench of corruption, the elegant language of public ceremony with the... Read more >

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The General in His Labyrinth

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2003
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3470-3 (1-4000-3470-1)

“Seldom has there been a more fitting match between author and subject. Mr. García Márquez wades into his flamboyant, often improbably and ultimtely tragic material with enormous gusto, heaping detail upon sensuous detail, alternating grace with horror, perfume with the stench of corruption, the elegant language of public ceremony with the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The General in His Labyrinth

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $22.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-4333-0 (1-4000-4333-6)

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life. Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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La hojarasca

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47569-5 (0-307-47569-7)

Con La hojarasca nació Macondo, esa población cercana a la costa atlántica colombiana que se ha convertido en uno de los grandes mitos de la literatura universal. En él transcurre la historia de un entierro imposible. Ha muerto un personaje extraño, un antiguo médico odiado por el pueblo. Un viejo coronel... Read more >
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Living to Tell the Tale

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3454-3 (1-4000-3454-X)

No writer alive today exerts the magical appeal of Gabriel García Márquez. Now, in the long-awaited first volume of his autobiography, he tells the story of his life from his birth in 1927 to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to his wife. The result is as spectacular as... Read more >
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Living to Tell the Tale

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 4, 2003
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-4134-3 (1-4000-4134-1)

In this long-awaited first volume of a planned trilogy, the most acclaimed and revered living Nobel laureate begins to tell us the story of his life.

Like all his work, Living to Tell the Tale is a magnificent piece of writing. It spans Gabriel García Márquez’s life from his birth in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Los funerales de la Mamá Grande

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47571-8 (0-307-47571-9)

En Los funerales de la Mamá Grande se reúnen siete cuentos y la novela corta que da título al volumen. De los fastuosos ritos funerarios de la Mamá Grande, soberana absoluta de Macondo, quien vivió 92 años y murió en olor de santidad, a la venganza de Don Aurelio Escovar, dentista... Read more >
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Memoria de mis putas tristes

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: October 19, 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9580-3 (1-4000-9580-8)

An elderly journalist decides to celebrate his 90th year in a grand way, giving himself a present that will make him feel like he’s still alive: a young virgin. In the brothel of a picturesque town, the moment comes where he sees the girl from the back, completely naked, and his... Read more >
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Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9594-0 (1-4000-9594-8)

A New York Times Notable Book

On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin. As is his habit–he has purchased hundreds of women–he asks a madam for her assistance. The fourteen-year-old girl who is procured for him is enchanting... Read more >
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News of a Kidnapping

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3493-2 (1-4000-3493-0)

In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors’ perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Noticia de un secuestro

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3498-7 (1-4000-3498-1)

La crónica de un secuestro real magistralmente retratado por Gabriel García Márquez.

En 1990, temiendo la extradición a Estados Unidos, Pablo Escobar —cabecilla del cartel de Medellín— secuestroì a diez conocidos colombianos para usarlos como moneda de cambio. Con el ojo de un poeta, Gabriel García Márquez describe la peligrosa prueba de... Read more >
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Of Love and Other Demons

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3492-5 (1-4000-3492-2)

On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura, who has already... Read more >
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Ojos de perro azul

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-47570-1 (0-307-47570-0)

Estos relatos tempranos de Gabriel García Márquez fueron escritos y publicados entre 1947 y 1955, aunque, como libro, Ojos de perro azul no aparecería hasta 1974, cuando el escritor ya había publicado otros dos libros de relatos y cuatro novelas, de las que la última, Cien años de soledad, le proporcionaría... Read more >
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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Randolf Hogan


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 1989
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-72205-2 (0-679-72205-X)

In 1955, García Marquez was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This... Read more >

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Strange Pilgrims

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3469-7 (1-4000-3469-8)

In Barcelona, an aging Brazilian prostitute trains her dog to weep at the grave she has chosen for herself. In Vienna, a woman parlays her gift for seeing the future into a fortunetelling position with a wealthy family. In Geneva, an ambulance driver and his wife take in the lonely, apparently... Read more >
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Vivir para contarla

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: November 4, 2003
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3453-6 (1-4000-3453-1)

Pocos libros han despertado tanta expectación en todo el mundo como la autobiografía de Gabriel García Márquez, autor de Cien años de soledad y ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura. En sus memorias, García Márquez nos habla de su infancia y primera juventud en Colombia, ofreciéndonos una crónica de los años... Read more >
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Bordering Fires
The Vintage Book of Contemporary Mexican and Chicana and Chicano Literature
Written by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7718-2 (1-4000-7718-4)

As the descendants of Mexican immigrants have settled throughout the United States, a great literature has emerged, but its correspondances with the literature of Mexico have gone largely unobserved. In Bordering Fires, the first anthology to combine writing from both sides of the Mexican-U.S. border, Cristina García presents a richly diverse... Read more >

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Cubanisimo!
The Vintage Book of Contemporary Cuban Literature
Edited by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 22, 2003
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-72137-0 (0-385-72137-4)

For Cubans, there is nothing more fundamental than music, says Cristina García. No matter what their political persuasion, whether they live in Havana or New York, Miami or Mexico city, Cubans share a sense of their identity through a music that is known throughout the world. Cuban literature is as distinctive... Read more >

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Monkey Hunting

Written by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 27, 2004
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-46610-5 (0-345-46610-1)

Monkey Hunting follows one family from China to Cuba to America in an emotionally resonant tale of immigration, assimilation, and the powerful integrity of self.

In 1857, when Chen Pan signs a contract that will take him from China “beyond the edge of the world to Cuba,” he has no idea that... Read more >
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Sonar en Cubano

Written by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 6, 1994
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-39139-1 (0-345-39139-X)

Translated by Marisol Pales.

Here is the dreamy and bittersweet story of a family divided by politics and geography by the Cuban revolution. It is the family story of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980. Celia's story mirrors the magical realism of Cuba itself... Read more >
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Voces sin fronteras
Antologia Vintage Espanol de literatura mexicana y chicana contemporánea
Written by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7719-9 (1-4000-7719-2)

As the daughters and sons and grandchildren of Mexican immigrants spread through the United States, more and more of the country is acquiring a Spanish accent. And in Mexico there are very few families that don't have connections en el otro ladro, on the other side. The collisions and cross fertilization... Read more >
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Supplying Salt and Light

Written by Lorna Goodison


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.99
ISBN: 978-0-7710-3590-6 (0-7710-3590-X)

This new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage.

The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light. This extraordinary... Read more >
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The Book of Unknown Americans
A novel
Written by Cristina Henríquez


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35084-6 (0-385-35084-8)

A boy and a girl who fall in love. Two families whose hopes collide with destiny. An extraordinary novel that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.

Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a... Read more >

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Fidel
An Illustrated Biography of Fidel Castro
Written by Nestor Kohan
Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones
Translated by Elise Buchman


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-782-4 (1-58322-782-2)

In the United States, ninety miles from Cuban shores, tempers flare on the subject of Fidel Castro: some say he is a liberator, some say a dictator. In Fidel, Nestor Kohan and Nahuel Scherma present one of the towering figures of the twentieth-century as he is seen by Latin Americans: as... Read more >
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Fidel

Written by Nestor Kohan
Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Siete Cuentos
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-783-1 (1-58322-783-0)

En los Estados Unidos, a noventa millas de las costas cubanas, el tema de Fidel Castro enciende a la gente: algunos dicen que es un dictador, otros dicen que es un libertador. En Fidel, Néstor Kohan y Nahuel Scherma presentan a una de las figuras sobresalientes del siglo veinte desde la... Read more >
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