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The Naked Woman

by Armonía Somers, Kit Maude & Elena Chavez Goycochea

When The Naked Woman was originally published in 1950, critics doubted a woman writer could be responsible for its shocking erotic content. Fantastic themes are juxtaposed with brutal depictions of misogyny...


Comemadre

2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Translated Literature #3

by Roque Larraquy & Heather Cleary

Comemadre is a natural fit for our Latin American translation list—funny, oddball, and dark. It came to us recommended by Valeria Luiselli and Daniel Saldaña París and is our first collaboration with translator...


The Neighborhood

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman

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...


We Are The End

by Gonzalo García

‘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,...


August

by Romina Paula & Jennifer Croft

Traveling home to rural Patagonia, a young woman grapples with herself as she makes the journey to scatter the ashes of her friend Andrea. Twenty-one-year-old Emilia might still be living, but she’s jaded...


Seeing Red

by Lina Meruane & Megan McDowell

A visceral, moving, haunting English-language debut on illness, the body, and human relationships by one of Chile's brightest young authors


The Story of My Teeth

by Valeria Luiselli & Christina Macsweeney

Bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneer—the story of Highway and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico.


The Things We Don't Do

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia

Mind-bending set of stories—the first of Neuman's in English—calls to mind the best of Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges.


Ficciones

by Jorge Luis Borges, Anthony Bonner & Anthony Kerrigan

“Borges’s composed, carefully wrought, gnarled style is at once the means of his art and its object—his way of ordering and giving meaning to the bizarre and terrifying world he creates: it is a brilliant,...


The Discreet Hero

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman

The latest masterpiece—perceptive, funny, insightful, affecting—from the Nobel Prize–winning author

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa's newest novel, The Discreet Hero, follows two fascinating characters...


Talking to Ourselves

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia

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....


Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry

by Alastair Reid, Michael Wiegers & Mónica de la Torre

A sweeping and exhaustive overview of contemporary Mexican poetry.


The Savage Detectives

by Roberto Bolano & Natasha Wimmer

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

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...


Almost Never

by Daniel Sada & Katherine Silver

"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...


Death in the Andes

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman

Set in an isolated, rundown community in the Peruvian Andes, Vargas Llosa's novel tells the story of a series of mysterious disappearances involving the Shining Path guerrillas and a local couple performing...


Inez

by Carlos Fuentes & Margaret Sayers Peden

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...