Death in Spring
Lushly surreal, Rodoreda's final novel is a mythological depiction of a city ruled by rituals--almost like Franco's Spain.
Finalist for the NBCC Award in Criticism, this collection is riotous, especially the piece about smashing a minibar.
The Guinea Pigs
A clueless bank clerk confused about basically everything accidentally tortures a couple guinea pigs.
A Thousand Peaceful Cities
A comic gem about doing one great thing before you die--like assassinate the head of the Polish Communist Party.
My Two Worlds
Approaching his fiftieth birthday, the narrator is wandering in an unfamiliar Brazilian city, in search of a park. A walker by inclination and habit, he decides to explore the city after attending a literary conference-he was...
The Museum of Eterna’s Novel: The First Good Novel
A novel decades ahead of its time, and the only work by Jorge Luis Borges's mentor available in English.
Originally published as Klausen by Suhrkamp Verlag, Franfurt am Main. --T.p. verso.
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