Books by Bárbara Mujica

Barbara Mujica is a novelist, short story writer and critic. Her latest novel, frida, is an international bestseller that has appeared in fourteen languages. Based on the tumultuous relationship between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, frida was publish

I AM VENUS by Bárbara Mujica
Released: May 16, 2013

"Mujica's prose is vigorous and intense, and the story is paradoxically both dark and illuminating."
Incidents in the life of Diego Velázquez, the most prominent artist in 17th-century Spain, as filtered through the consciousness of his mysterious model for the Rokeby Venus. Read full book review >
SISTER TERESA by Bárbara Mujica
Released: March 22, 2007

"An earthy, humanizing portrait."
A lifelong friend remembers Teresa of Àvila, "Spain's most beloved saint," in this richly entertaining historical novel from Mujica (Spanish/Georgetown Univ.; Frida, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >
FRIDA by Bárbara Mujica
Released: Jan. 9, 2001

"The best kind of fictionalized biography: rich, vibrant, and psychologically astute."
Frida Kahlo (1907-54), the wife of Diego Rivera, is currently enjoying posthumous recognition as an accomplished woman and artist. Read full book review >