Books by Luis Rafael Sánchez

MACHO CAMACHO’S BEAT by Luis Rafael Sánchez
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Comparing Sánchez to Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Kirkus celebrated this 'attractive, small-scale entertainment' and its 'tour-de-force translation by el Magnifico.'"
Well-known as a man of letters in his native Puerto Rico, where he recently retired as a professor, Sánchez made a splash as a novelist here in 1980, when his book was translated by the legendary Rabassa, who for this edition provides an introduction explaining the specific challenge of capturing Sánchez's demotic epic, with its song-inspired slanginess. Read full book review >