South America

Oblivion: A Memoir

Oblivion: A Memoir

Abad, Héctor ; McLean, Anne ;

An irreplaceable testimony of the struggle for democracy and tolerance in Latin America. --El País

Héctor Abad's Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely...

May 14, 2013
Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
$18.00
Moldy Strawberries: Stories
Caio Fernando Abreu is one of those authors who is picked up by every generation.

Surreal and gripping stories about desire, tyranny, fear, and love, from one of Brazil's...

June 14, 2022
Paperback
Archipelago Books
200 Pages
$20.00
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING TRAVEL MEMOIR

What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?

In 1911,...
April 24, 2012
Paperback
Dutton
$16.00
Ema the Captive

Ema the Captive

Aira, César ; Andrews, Chris
In nineteenth-century Argentina, Ema, a delicate woman of indeterminate origins, is captured by soldiers and taken, along with with her newborn babe, to live as a concubine in a crude fort on the...
December 6, 2016
Paperback
New Directions Publishing Corporation
128 Pages
$14.95
How I Became a Nun

How I Became a Nun

Aira, César ; Andrews, Chris
The idea of the Native American living in perfect harmony with nature is one of the most cherished contemporary myths. But how truthful is this larger-than-life image? According to anthropologist...
February 28, 2007
Paperback
New Directions Publishing Corporation
$13.95
The Linden Tree

The Linden Tree

Aira, César ; Andrews, Chris

A delightful fictional memoir about César Aira's small hometown. The narrator, born the same year and now living in the same great city (Buenos Aires) as César Aira, could be the author himself....

April 24, 2018
Paperback
New Directions Publishing Corporation
128 Pages
$13.95
Varamo

Varamo

Aira, César ; Andrews, Chris
Unmistakably the work of César Aira, Varamo is about the day in the life of a hapless government employee who, after wandering around all night after being paid by the Ministry in...
February 22, 2012
Paperback
New Directions Publishing Corporation
$12.95
Daughter of Fortune

Daughter of Fortune

Allende, Isabel

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...

December 13, 2013
Paperback
Harper Perennial
434 Pages
$18.99
My Invented Country: A Memoir

"A stunningly intimate memoir. . . . Allende is that rare writer whose understanding of story matches her mastery of language."--Entertainment Weekly

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September 29, 2020
Paperback
Harpervia
$15.99
The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits

Allende, Isabel
"Spectacular...An absorbing and distinguished work...The House of the Spirits with its all-informing, generous, and humane sensibility, is a unique achievement, both personal witness and...
December 15, 2015
Paperback
$18.00

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