Books by Sandra Benitez

NIGHT OF THE RADISHES by Sandra Benitez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2004

"As soap operas go, this is pretty good: a nice mix of family drama, exotic settings, mystery, and psychology."
A young woman searches for her long-lost brother in Oaxaca, Mexico, during the Christmas festivities—in a small family saga from four-time novelist Benítez (The Weight of All Things, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >
THE WEIGHT OF ALL THINGS by Sandra Benitez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Quite a valuable history lesson, despite its stock types."
A nine-year-old boy wanders through war-torn El Salvador, trying to find his mother and stay out of the line of fire, in this lucid but limited tale. Read full book review >
BITTER GROUNDS by Sandra Benitez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 1997

"A sometimes schematic but always vivid chronicle of strong women facing the challenges of living in sad and violent times. (Author tour)"
A luminously rendered second novel from the author of A Place Where the Sea Remembers (1993). Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A pleasing if not terribly ambitious debut."
From an author of Anglo and Puerto Rican descent: a spare, poetic novel-in-stories of ordinary people in a Mexican village, focusing on elemental subjects of birth and death. Read full book review >