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Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Jorge Luis Borges
Translated by Kit Maude


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $15.95

“Believe me: the benefits of blindness have been greatly exaggerated. If I could see, I would never leave the house, I’d stay indoors reading the many books that surround me.”
—Jorge Luis Borges

Days before his death, Borges gave an intimate interview to his friend, the Argentine journalist Gloria Lopez Lecube. That... Read more >
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Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview
Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview
Written by Jorge Luis Borges, Translated by Kit Maude
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192048
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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
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $15.95

“Believe me: the benefits of blindness have been greatly exaggerated. If I could see, I would never leave the house, I’d stay indoors reading the many books that surround me.”
—Jorge Luis Borges

Days before his death, Borges gave an intimate interview to his friend, the Argentine journalist Gloria Lopez Lecube. That... Read more >
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Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age

Written by Bohumil Hrabal
Translated by Michael Henry Heim
Introduction by Adam Thirlwell


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $14.00

Rake, drunkard, aesthete, gossip, raconteur extraordinaire: the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal’s rambling, rambunctious masterpiece Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age is all these and more. Speaking to a group of sunbathing women who remind him of lovers past, this elderly roué tells the story of his life—or at least unburdens... Read more >
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Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview
Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview
Written by Roberto Bolaņo, Translated by Sybil Perez, Introduction by Marcela Valdes
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ISBN: 9781612190952
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Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview
And Other Conversations
Written by Roberto Bolaņo
Translated by Sybil Perez
Introduction by Marcela Valdes


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

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 out... Read more >
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Travels in a Thin Country
Travels in a Thin Country
Written by Sara Wheeler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560766
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Travels in a Thin Country
A Journey Through Chile
Written by Sara Wheeler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

Squeezed between a vast ocean and the longest mountain range on earth, Chile is 2,600 miles long and never more than 110 miles wide--not a country that lends itself to maps, as Sara Wheeler discovered when she traveled alone from the top to the bottom, from the driest desert in the... Read more >
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Jorge Luis Borges
Jorge Luis Borges
Written by Beatriz Sarlo, Series edited by James Dunkerley and Jean Franco, Edited by John King
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ISBN: 9781844675883
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Jorge Luis Borges
A Writer on the Edge
Written by Beatriz Sarlo
Series edited by James Dunkerley and Jean Franco
Edited by John King


Format: Trade Paperback, 148 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2007
Price: $19.95

Jorge Luis Borges is generally acknowledged to be one of the twentieth century’s most significant writers. Yet in all the critical debates on his work, the fact that he is Argentinian is rarely discussed, as if his international reputation had somehow cleansed him of nationality. In this brilliant introduction to his... Read more >
Diary of Andres Fava
Diary of Andres Fava
Written by Julio Cortazar, Translated by Ann Mclean
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780974968063
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Diary of Andres Fava

Written by Julio Cortazar
Translated by Ann Mclean


Format: Trade Paperback, 103 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2005
Price: $14.00

Diary of Andrés Fava is pure reflection: on his reading, dreams, conversations, and writing. This unpredictable journal of the protagonist of Cortázar’s posthumously published El Examen is peppered with quotes from French poets and American jazzmen. Cortázar’s brilliance and irreverence are in full power. Exploratory and honest, Diary of Andrés Fava... Read more >
Girl Like Che Guevara
Girl Like Che Guevara
Written by Teresa De La Caridad Doval
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ISBN: 9781569473979
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Girl Like Che Guevara

Written by Teresa De La Caridad Doval


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2005
Price: $13.00

Sixteen-year-old Lourdes is a dedicated and proud revolutionary who spends the summer of 1982, along with her peers, at the “School-in-the-Fields,” tilling tobacco fields to prove her dedication to Fidel and the revolution.

But she is also a study of contradictions. Lourdes outwardly scoffs at the old ways but wears an... Read more >
Education by Stone
Education by Stone
Written by Joao Cabral De Melo Neto, Translated by Richard Zenith
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ISBN: 9780974968018
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Education by Stone

Written by Joao Cabral De Melo Neto
Translated by Richard Zenith


Format: Trade Paperback, 275 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $16.00

Imagine making poems the way an architect designs buildings or an engineer builds bridges. Such was the ambition of João Cabral de Melo Neto. Though a great admirer of the thing-rich poetries of Francis Ponge and of Marianne Moore, what interested him even more, as he remarked in his acceptance speech... Read more >
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