Mexican authors

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By Chloe Aridjis
Book of Clouds is a haunting, masterfully wrought debut novel about a young woman adrift in Berli...
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By Juan Pablo Villalobos
Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines, and dictionaries, and what he wan...
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By Valeria Luiselli
Electric Literature 25 Best Novels of 2014 Largehearted Boy Favorite Novels of 2014 “An ext...
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By Elena Poniatowska
Born in Lancashire as the wealthy heiress to her British father’s textiles empire, Leonora ...
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By Laura Esquivel
Originally published in 1990, Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate) won Laura Esqui...
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By Guadalupe Nettel
Siamese fighting fish, cockroaches, cats, a snake, and a strange fungus all serve here as mirrors...
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By Fernando del Paso
One of the acknowledged masterpieces of Mexican literature, Fernando del Paso’s News from t...
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By Juan Rulfo
Swearing to his dying mother that he’ll find the father he has never met, a certain Pedro P...
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By Juan Pablo Villalobos
While his father preaches Hellenic virtues and practises the art of the insult, Orestes’ mother p...
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By Valeria Luiselli
Grantland Book of the Year Vol. 1 Brooklyn, A Year of Favorites, Jason Diamond Book Riot, 2014’s ...
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By Yuri Herrera
Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spani...
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By Elmer Mendoza
It’s just another day at the office for Detective Edgar “Lefty” Mendieta: aband...
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By Carmen Boullosa
An imaginative writer in the tradition of Juan Rulfo, Jorge Luis Borges, and Cesar Aira, Carmen B...
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By Guadalupe Nettel
The first novel to appear in English by one of the most talked-about and critically acclaimed wri...
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By Carlos Fuentes
As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confine...
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By Luis Alberto Urrea
In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Ari...
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By Luis Alberto Urrea
The prizewinning writer Luis Alberto Urrea’s long-awaited novel is an epic mystical drama o...
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By Octavio Paz
Octavio Paz has long been acknowledged as Mexico’s foremost writer and critic. In this inte...
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By Carlos Fuentes
In The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes brings the Mexico of 1916 uncannily to life. This novel is a wi...
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By Valeria Luiselli
Gustavo ‘Highway’ Sánchez is a man with a mission: he is planning to replace every la...
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