Other South America

Peru: The Cookbook

Peru: The Cookbook

Acurio, Gastón

The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country's most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio.

One of the world's most innovative...

May 18, 2015
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

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

In 1911,...
April 24, 2012
Dutton Books
368 Pages
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...

June 10, 2008
Harper Perennial
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


September 29, 2020
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
Atria Books
Lima Nights

Lima Nights

Arana, Marie
Carlos Bluhm leads the good life in upper-class Lima: He attends social functions with his elegant wife, goes out drinking with his three best friends, and has the occasional, fleeting assignation....
July 13, 2010
Dial Press
246 Pages
The Last Days of El Comandante

The Last Days of El Comandante

Barrera Tyszka, Alberto ; Harv
?President Hugo Chávez's cancer looms large over Venezuela in 2012, casting a shadow of uncertainty and creating an atmosphere of secrets, lies, and upheaval across the country. This literary...
February 25, 2020
University of Texas Press
248 Pages
I the Supreme

I the Supreme

Bastos, Augusto Roa
I the Supreme imagines a dialogue between the nineteenth-century Paraguayan dictator known as Dr. Francia and Policarpo Patiño, his secretary and only companion. The opening pages present a...
February 26, 2019
448 Pages
Lost City of the Incas

Lost City of the Incas

Bingham, Hiram ; Thomson, Hugh

First published in the 1950s, this is a classic account of the discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu.

In 1911 Hiram Bingham, a pre-historian with a love of exotic...

April 3, 2003
224 Pages
By Night in Chile

By Night in Chile

Bolaño, Roberto ; Andrews, Chr
As through a crack in the wall, By Night in Chile's single night-long rant provides a terrifying, clandestine view of the strange bedfellows of Church and State in Chile. This wild, eerily...
December 17, 2003
New Directions Publishing Corporation

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