This book is composed of short stories organized into six thematic blocks. In "Labores", find characters trapped in the daily routines of their jobs and trades. In "Here and there" we work with the experience of migration, of the memories that always accompany us of the places in which we have lived..
Different stories that show an irrational profile. The characters live in different scenes in which childhood, domestic and familiar are distorted to distressing levels. Events hover over them slowly, with the calm that precedes any storm. / Un paraje en medio de la carretera habitado por mujeres a..
With the reliable humor that characterizes his chronicles, Villoro travels through the most symptomatic points of the Mexican southeast: one would say that he shows us a tour of the peninsula, but, he shares the results of an immense inner journey. / A fin de conocer sus raíces, un joven cronista d..
Paris, 1900, the period in which Rubén Darío lived in France. In the voice of the poet, admirer and critic of French culture, all sources resonate. The international space of the fair is, in the pen of the Nicaraguan poet, crossed by evocations of the time as Wilde, D'Annunzio and Huysmans, to name ..
Bogota, a city infected by crime, has a journalist and almost a private detective, who gets involved in a millionaire affair where powerful men dispute the right to do business at the cost of breaking the law. Lands coveted by politicians and businessmen, and Turkish baths, where more than one intri..
This book represents a journey towards the center of a concept: what is a person? What are the limits that separate the human individual with rights from the entelechies that certain dehumanized discourses try to reduce? Do we refer to the same thing when we speak of "person" in a poem or a novel? /..
A journey of a murderer that narrates the mysteries of the universe and accesses a higher level of existence. It begins after his contact with the leader of a transnational esoteric sect of great power, and on the way he has to experience different physical and emotional stages, in a sequence encryp..
I was invited to a meeting of writers in San Luis Potosí. They asked the participants to read some of our work. I remembered that the "poem" entitled "Power Letter" was on my computer, so I transcribed it on a hotel letterhead and read it. Back in Mexico City, I asked myself: "And who is she, the re..
One day, a young man with desires to become a writer decided to cross the northern border of Mexico to reside and work illegally in the neighboring country. This rite of initiation in the asperities of immigrant life, whose stages interweaves the most powerful nation on the planet, is the breeding g..
This book narrates the judicial odyssey that the family of Julio César Mondragón had to undertake in order to clarify the truth about his murder. The case of Julio stands out for having been the most explicit evidence of the violence used in Iguala against the students of the Ayotzinapa Institute, a..
Subjects encyclopedic knowledge lead them to the cusp and then into the abyss of their biographies. Men obsessed with the idea of ??their death, professors determined to teach subjects in very complicated ways, literary characters who get out of their paper and commit madness left and right. / Su..
There is only one really serious philosophical problem: suicide, wrote Albert Camus. With challenging black humor, Fernando Lobo tells the story of a professor of metaphysics dedicated to the paradox of surviving as a full-time suicide: the unforgettable Tadeus Giménez. Story of the Suicide addresse..