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From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City
Detroit ex-cop August Snow takes up vigilante justice when his beloved neighborhood of Mexicantown is caught in the crosshairs of a human trafficking scheme.
"One of Mexico's most culturally complex and composite writers." --Publishers Weekly
"All My Goodbyes is a virtuoso performance. A love story told in razor sharp fragments, the novel lies at the intersection of memory, violence and trauma."--Katie Kitamura
"A wild, brutal paean to freedom. . . . Somers' feminism is profound, and complicated." --NPR
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From Alejandro Jodorowsky—the legendary director of The Holy Mountain, spiritual guru behind Psychomagic and The Way of Tarot, and author of Where the Bird Sings Best—comes another autobiographical tour-de-force: a mythopoetic portrait of the artist as a young man in Chile in the tumultuous 1930s.
In Where the Bird Sings Best, Alejandro
In the grim reality of Southern California's grape fields, even the sun is a dark spot. For the migrant grape pickers in Crossing Vines, Rigoberto Gonz lez's novel that spans a single workday, the sun is a constant, malevolent force. The characters endure back-breaking, monotonous work as they succumb to the whims of their corrupt bosses.
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 sign that they had found nailed to the wall of a cathedral, purportedly written by Dr. Francia himself and ordering the execution of all of his servants upon his death.