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..
This story advances with a series of photographs taken by the author during a trip to San Felipe Nuevo Mercurio, Zacatecas, where an abandoned mine is around the collective memory; high contrast images make the landscape (seemingly calm) a rarefied texture, sometimes monstrous and a threatening envi..
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..
This book is made up of the practically daily annotations that the author makes during 2013, in which, rather than describing her itineraries and the duties imposed on her by everyday life, she describes the mental states to which the most diverse triggers lead her. This is the sum of a life that is..
These stories unfold the prose that characterizes the writer's bet: a sinuous reality plagued by labyrinths, threatening or sensual presences that threaten to change the world, plots that lead us to discover the darkness that inhabits everything and the being that inhabits the universe...
This is the portrait of 'the great Father of Waters'. Part memoir, part travelogue, it expresses the full range of Twain's literary personality and the most vivid account of the cultural and societal history of the Mississippi Valley, from 'the golden age' of steam boating to the violence wrought by..