After a bloody civil war, Bolivia has ceased to exist as a nation. The population has left the city and withdraws into rural communes, while armed groups known as the brigades impose their law with blood and fire. This novel asks how to heal the wounds that we can get to inflict on the search for su..
The new novel by Fernando Lobo takes place in the midst of the Mexican entertainment industry. With his usual black humor, the author evidences the very low quality of open television programming, the twisted opportunism of gossip publications of the show, the uncertain moral quality of stars, repor..
The stories of Coelho slide on the side of chance, betraying the deep currents that suddenly take over the quiet surfaces. A son confronts the man who has decided to copy his dead father; a woman loves a man for the wrong reasons; Men are lost by following dark instincts and surrender to the nonsens..
The narrative of Alejandra Costamagna relies on stories that show their intensity step by step, without haste. These stories build the universe of the everyday; however, the intention of the author is to discover the oddities, the manias, the little follies and the passions that exist below the calm..
Mexico City is the scene of a confrontation: the living and the dead must wage a battle in which the permanence of balance and humanity, or the reign of chaos, will be decided. A council of journalists headed by Eugenio, the grandfather of the protagonist, will join him to stop the threat that looms..
Diana and Consuelo are worried about their sister Mariela, who due to her alcoholism is not in a position to receive her share of the family inheritance; besides that, they say, she deserves nothing. A collection of stories in which people are trapped. / En “La casa de campo”, Diana y Consuelo está..
Ciudad Juarez is a ghostly settlement nestled between the desert and the border. Signs of violence and distress are no longer perceived in its streets. Carlos, a thirty-year-old engineer, enjoys and suffers at the same time the loneliness he has built for himself. A novel where conflicts align reali..
It doesn’t matter the generation to which it belongs, the family history that they carry, or the social level they come from. The characters of Alberto Fuguet are always a bit lost. They seek to avoid the storm that rushes at them from afar. They walk along the marginal roads of their own lives in s..
On a street in Ciudad Juarez appears one of many mutilated bodies, evidence of criminality in the city. Soon comes the moment when corpses multiply. The duty of agent Julio Pastrana and journalist Luis Kuriaki is to investigate a rather atypical case: the corpses of men who had a long criminal recor..
Juan Villoro offers ten stories in which the affective experiences, analyzed from the laboratory of fiction, show their folds, their dark areas. The characters of these stories dare once and for all to go up to the attic where they keep the keys of their happiness or misfortune. In any case, the fin..
With this book of stories, Magela Baudoin reveals herself as an author who knows how to narrate from the shores, surrounding the subtle, suggestive words, conflicts and desires of her protagonists. / En “Amor a primera vista” un hombre de carácter pasivo y una mujer que lo atosiga terminan viviendo..
Love and sex. Soccer players and poets. Mansions and deserted streets. Music and porn. Fluent meditations and suspicious realities. Everything talks with everything in this book of José Eugenio Sánchez; everything is hybridized and transformed; everything dances and shakes. / En los poemas de este..