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David’s Orchard

I would have liked to say the anthology or the florilegium of David Huerta; however, the multifaceted...

Eltit, Bolaño and the New Constitution

A few years ago, on the centennial of the Querétaro Constitution, Mexican critic Vicente Quirarte compiled a...

Borges and Trotsky: Algebra and Oblivion of Literary Creation

On December 5, 2005, at the Max Planck Institute in Bonn, Germany, the British mathematician Marcus du...

Alone in the Museum

Kate believes she is the last living person on the planet and decides to spend her days...

And Music Created Cuba

This book is about a paradise-like island and how it was populated by music. This story begins...

Sergio Chejfec: The Passenger Is Gone

“I will die in Paris with a rainstorm, / on a day I already remember.” I remembered...

Monterroso’s Laughter

When I write, I am always making a call for rebellion or revolution, but I do it so...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez: Closed Circuits of the Cold War

In the rich and growing historiography on the Cold War in Latin America and the Caribbean, it...