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The Orange Tree

by Carlos Fuentes & Alfred MacAdam

In the five novellas that comprise The Orange Tree, Carlos Fuentes continues the passionate and imaginative reconstruction of past and present history that has distinguished Terra Nostra and The Campaign. From...

The Crystal Frontier

by Carlos Fuentes & Alfred MacAdam

The nine stories comprising The Crystal Frontier, a brilliant work of fiction from Carlos Fuentes, all concern people who in one way or another have had something to do with, or still are part of, the family...

Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins

by Carlos Fuentes

Renowned as a novelist of unsurpassed invention, Carlos Fuentes here presents his second collection of stories to appear in English. Where his first, Burnt Water, published in 1980, had as its underlying theme...

Burnt Water

by Carlos Fuentes & Margaret Sayers Peden

In Burnt Water by Carlos Fuentes, the rich and the poor, the noble and the brutish, and street kids and aesthetes find themselves portrayed in twelve short stories examining the life of Mexico City.


by Ignacio Padilla & Alastair Reid

From the author of the award-winning novel Shadow Without a Name, comes Antipodes, the first collection of his short fiction to be translated into English. This lively, eclectic, and highly imaginative volume...

The Cubs and Other Stories

by Mario Vargas Llosa

The Cubs and Other Stories is Mario Vargas Llosa's only volume of short fiction available in English. Vargas Llosa's domain is the Peru of male youth and machismo, where life's dramas play themselves out on...

Nona's Room

by Cristina Fernández Cubas, Simon Deefholts & Kathryn Phillips-Miles

Winner of:

Premio Nacional de Narrativa (2016)

Premio de la Critica Española (2016)

Premio Dulce Chacón (2016)

Book of the Year 2015:

La Vanguardia

El Cultural



An award-winning collection of six...

The Right Intention

by Andrés Barba & Lisa Dillman

An aging gay man fixates on the age difference between him and his younger lover. A runner threatens to ruin his marriage training for a marathon. A high school girl starves herself in an attempt to disappear....

Lessons for a Child Who Arrives Late

by Carlos Yushimito & Valerie Miles

A tin man ponders the mysteries of death as a heart starts to take charge of his limbs, while in a place not so far away a boy tries to play the piano like Margarita, the teacher’s cruel and beautiful niece....

The Selected Stories of Mercè Rodoreda

by Merce Rodoreda & Martha Tennent

Collected here are thirty-one of Mercè Rodoreda’s most moving and challenging stories from three of her most beloved short story collections. These stories capture Rodoreda’s full range of expression, from...


by Quim Monzó & Peter Bush

All the heroes of this collection—Ulysses and his minions trapped in the Trojan horse; the man who cannot escape his house; Gregor the cockroach, who wakes one day to discover he has become a human teenager—are...

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.


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 One Before

by Juan José Saer & Roanne Kantor

Featuring some of Juan Saer's most loved characters, The One Before is his first story collection to appear in English.