Villoro’s most exciting chronicle tells how he was able to compare the intensity of two of the most terrible earthquakes that Latin America has suffered: 1985 in Mexico City and 2010 in Santiago de Chile. Villoro took the stories and built a concert of impressions in which there is no lack of suspen..
The anonymous protagonist of this novel inhabits the most underground levels of society. One day he visits a friend who is in prison, and there he meets Ingrid, who goes to visit her father, and who will become his companion. Both come from families destroyed by violence, and share the desire to sur..
Miguel de Unamuno calls trip stories to his travel chronicles. Ordered chronologically, these texts appeared in newspapers such as La Nación, in Argentina, and El Imparcial, in Madrid, as their author undertook the excursions and received the visions that they are spoken of. It is about forty chroni..
In this vital poetry, the sea of Chile, history, mountains and the Atacama Desert are the canvases in which the collective suffering is drawn, the Dark Night of the Soul who crossed the survivors of the dictatorship, and the words like flags of hope beyond barbarism. Utopia and love are the salvatio..
The poetry of Papasquiaro are poems, and also actions, gestures, interventions: a compulsive and wild writing scribbled on napkins, cup holders, bills and in the margins of someone else’s books. This anthology presents an unpublished selection of poems by Mario Santiago, as well as facsimiles of his..
The protagonist is the last of a dynasty of men with the same name: Julio Cameron. A plaque in the family home that only he inhabits makes it clear. His grandfather was a general of controversial legend that is celebrated by the official story and condemned by graffiti that appear in the city. / El..
Composed of meditating poems emanating from the voice of a man faithful to himself, from the harshness, this book is a long journey through memory and its mysteries, a staging of solitude as a starting point to understand the world. Through stories, memories, readings and portraits of the soul, the ..
This anthology offers a refined selection of short prose that Lydia Davis has taken to an admirable level of stylistic perfection. The stories range between one and three pages in length to integrate a tight sample of the narrative brevity that Lydia Davis has patented in the current literature land..
Moving between different tones, epochs, conceptions of the fantastic and literary styles, each of the stories in this book refers to a space in Mexico City: the Chopo Museum, the Chapultepec Forest, the neighborhoods of the Historical Center, the famous Street of the old bookstores. / Un joven desc..
Each of the stories in this book leaves the common level of existence to arrive at a dimension of symbols and omens. Eleven stories of strange crepuscular worlds, of a reality whose angles coincide with the human darkness and the convulsive light of beauty. / En “Las cosas" un empresario adicto a l..
In 2012 a hundred Mexicans, relatives of the victims of the war against drug trafficking, traveled more than eleven thousand kilometers in the USA. Their purpose was to shout their pain to the people in charge of the conflict. Journalist Diego Osorno joined the Caravan for Peace to write a testimony..
Chronicles that feed the life in bars and canteens that surround the Historic Center of Mexico City, the system of urban pornography, some famous fighter who turned out to be an elderly murderer. This is a remarkable work of investigation, including aspects of a society that the rulers insist on ign..