"A harrowing, humane, and very beautiful book." --Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You
In this deadly-funny debut novel by renowned Brazilian actress Fernanda Torres, five macho friends in Rio's Copacabana reflect on their hedonistic glory days--now supplanted by the indignities of aging--in what turn out to be their final moments.
From celebrated painter Domingo Zapata comes an evocative, immersive, and at times satirical portrait of a renowned contemporary artist who, while grappling with the intersection of his art, his life, and the world he lives in, begins to slip further and further into delusion.
From Carmen Boullosa, winner of Mexico's prestigious Xavier Villaurrutia Award, comes Heavens on Earth, a testament to the power of the written word in transcending political, racial, and cultural barriers to create and preserve history. Lear, officially known as 24, lives in L'Atlantide, a utopian post-apocalyptic society placing increasing limits on the use of language.
The Living Infinite is based on the true story of the Spanish princess Eulalia, an outspoken firebrand at the Bourbon court during the troubled and decadent final years of her family's reign.
"Juan Rulfo is our most important author." -- Yuri Herrera, author of Signs Preceding the End of the World
"Among contemporary writers in Mexico today 1959], Juan Rulfo is expected to rank among the immortals." -- The New York Times Book Review
"Herrera is Mexico's greatest novelist."--Francisco Goldman
"Herrera's novels are like little lights in a vast darkness. I want to see whatever he shows me."--Stephen Sparks, Green Apple Books
"The Transmigration of Bodies goes straight for the soul."--John Powers, NPR Fresh Air
From an exciting new voice in literary fiction, a seductive, dazzling, atmospheric story of family, class, and deception set against the mesmerizing backdrops of Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon River, and London.
New York Times bestselling author Philip Caputo tells the story of a Franciscan priest struggling to walk a moral path through the shifting and fatal realities of an isolated Mexican village
When Malena Sevilla's tidy, carefully planned world collapses following her father's mysterious suicide, she finds a letter--signed with an "A"--that reveals that her mother, who she thought dead, is very much alive in San Isidro, a quaint town tucked in the Andes Mountains.
The profound intelligence and political resonance readers have come to expect from Giller Prize-winner David Bergen are on rich display in his electrifying new novel, Stranger, "an engrossing human exploration of displacement and inequality in a world governed by greed" (Toronto Star).
Felipe Navarra rises from poverty to conquer SAo Paulo, Brazil, the city he loves. He becomes a radio celebrity in the age of Bossa Nova, classic sambas, and radionovelas. On his way to fame and fortune, he falls into a heartbreaking love triangle with his childhood sweetheart and sells his soul to the dark dictatorship that took over Brazil from 1964 to 1985.