Search Results: "Horacio Verbitsky"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 1996

"The dirty war thus goes on, despite this valuable book."
A chilling as-told-to memoir by a man whose job it once was to murder political dissidents in the name of military dictatorship. Read full book review >

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TRISTE'S HISTORY by Horacio Vazquez Rial
Released: Jan. 10, 1990

A pawn in the political violence that racked Argentina like an unshakable fever in the 1960's and 70's is the protagonist of this haunting, relentless novel, the first of Vazquez Rial's work to appear in English. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM OF MY RETURN by Horacio Castellanos Moya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2015

"Moya has written a tight little novel that is wickedly witty and built on the idea of memory as a never-ending cause of inspiration and turmoil."
An exquisitely wry novel that builds on the infinite variations of anxiety as narrative force. Read full book review >

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WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT by Analía Kevorkian
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2011

"Great story idea, beautiful and well-functioning graphics—but mildly lacking in delivery. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
A child lies in bed contemplating what various nighttime sounds might be. Read full book review >