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The Dark

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

New novel from BTBA finalist about a man obsessed with understanding the working-class via a love affair with a woman.


The Planets

by Sergio Chejfec & Heather Cleary

A writer remembers his childhood friend, M, who was disappeared in Argentina's Dirty War.


Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry

by Alastair Reid, Michael Wiegers & Mónica de la Torre

A sweeping and exhaustive overview of contemporary Mexican poetry.


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....


Forest of the Pygmies

by Isabel Allende

Once again Alexander Cold and his indomitable journalist grandmother, Kate, are braving the mystical unknown, this time in the heart of Africa. Along with Alex's friend Nadia Santos and a photographic crew from...


Kingdom of the Golden Dragon

by Isabel Allende

Reunited once more, young Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, embark upon a new adventure, following Alex's frighteningly fearless journalist grandmother Kate to a forbidden kingdom hidden away in the...


City of the Beasts

by Isabel Allende

When Alexander Cold's mother falls ill, the fifteen-year-old is sent to stay with his eccentric grandmother in New York. A tough and prickly magazine reporter, Kate Cold takes Alex along with her on an expedition...


Ines of My Soul

by Isabel Allende

A passionate tale of love, freedom, and conquest from the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende.

Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés Suárez, finds herself condemned...


Portrait in Sepia

by Isabel Allende

A sequel to Daughter of Fortune, New York Times bestselling author, Isabel Allende, continues her magic with this spellbinding family saga set against war and economic hardship.

Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal...


Daughter of Fortune

by Isabel Allende

From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende, comes a passionate tale of one young woman's quest to save her lover set against the chaos of the 1849 California Gold...


Paula

by Isabel Allende

When Isabel Allende's daughter, Paula, became gravely ill and fell into a coma, the author began to write the story of her family for her unconscious child. In the telling, bizarre ancestors appear before our...


The Infinite Plan

by Isabel Allende

In The Infinite Plan, critically acclaimed, bestselling author Isabel Allende weaves a vivid and engrossing tale of one man's search for love and his struggle to come to terms with a childhood of poverty and...


Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel

by Isabel Allende

“Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers.”

Los Angeles Times

From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, the latest...


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...


Ripper

by Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende—the New York Times bestselling author whose books, including Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, and Zorro, have sold more than 57 million copies around the world—demonstrates her remarkable...


Blood Tango

by Annamaria Alfieri

It is the most dramatic and tumultuous period in Argentina's history. Colonel Juan Perón, who had been the most powerful and the most hated man in the country, has been forced out of power. Many people fear...


The Dark Bride

by Laura Restrepo

Once a month, the refinery workers of the Tropical Oil Company descend upon Tora, a city in the Colombian forest. They journey down from the mountains searching for earthly bliss and hoping to encounter Sayonara,...


Terra Nostra

by Carlos Fuentes & Margaret Sayers Peden

Terra Nostra is one of the great masterpieces of modern Latin American fiction. Concerned with nothing less than the history of Spain and of South America, with the Indian Gods and with Christianity, with the...


The Good Conscience

by Carlos Fuentes & Sam Hileman

The Good Conscience is Carlos Fuentes's second novel. The scene is Guanajuato, a provincial capital in Central Mexico, once one of the world's richest mining centers. The Ceballos family has been reinstated...


Christopher Unborn

by Carlos Fuentes & Alfred MacAdam

This inspired novel, Christopher Unborn, is narrated by the as yet unborn first child to be born on October 12, 1992, the five hundredth anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America; his conception and birth...