UHS Latin American Lit

UHS Latin American Lit with Michael Holt 

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter Cover Image
By César Aira, Chris Andrews (Translated by), Roberto Bolaño (Preface by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811216302
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Published: New Directions - May 25th, 2006

An astounding novel from Argentina that is a meditation on the beautiful and the grotesque in nature, the art of landscape painting, and one experience in a man's life that became a lightning rod for inspiration.


Fever Dream: A Novel Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399184604
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2018

NOW A FEATURE FILM COMING SOON TO NETFLIX

"Genius." —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize!

Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream...


Senselessness Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811217071
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Published: New Directions - May 17th, 2008

A Rainmaker Translation Grant Winner from the Black Mountain Institute: Senselessness, acclaimed Salvadoran author Horacio Castallanos Moya's astounding debut in English, explores horror with hilarity and electrifying panache.


The President's Room Cover Image
By Ricardo Romero, Charlotte Coombe (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781999722722
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Published: Charco Press - January 14th, 2020

A taut, appealing, and often quite funny exploration of existential angst." --Kirkus Reviews

In a nameless suburb in an equally nameless country, every house has a room reserved for the president. No one knows when or why this came to be. It's simply how things are, and no one seems to question it except for one young boy.