Genres

  • Nothing and no one. The voices of earthquake

    NON FICTION, 2006.

    Elena Poniatowska

    The 19th and 20th of September 1985 were days of great pain for the residents of Mexico City. The earth shook and the reverberations ransacked the great city without mercy. Death and destruction....

  • Don’t Say Thank You

    NON FICTION, 2009

    Elena Poniatowska

    The legendary story of how seven families occupied land in Morelos in 1973 and ended up building a settlement of fifteen thousand people led by Güero Medrano in an unprecedented experiment in...

  • Writing a Silence

    NON FICTION, 2023

    Claudia Piñeiro

    «I suspect that what I write is born of silence. That is how it has been since I was a child: from silence to writing. From resistance to speech and the pleasure of constructing a...

  • Baumgartner

    NOVEL, 2023

    Paul Auster

    Paul Auster's brilliant eighteenth novel opens with a scorched pot of water, which Sy Baumgartner -- phenomenologist, noted author, and soon-to-be retired philosophy professor - has just forgotten...

  • Silence is Strong

    NON FICTION, 1980

    Elena Poniatowska

    The act of resistance far transcends the indignation with which it began. It is a means of going out to meet one's fate, a final, desperate demand for justice. Migrants who come to the big city to...

  • Ciruela

    YOUNG ADULT NOVEL, 2023

    Pablo De Santis

    To get into Gong School, Ciruela must past a very difficult entrance exam. When she goes back to get the results, the Assistant Headteacher Valpurgia Cameron tells her that due to an...

  • Flying Pieces of Paper

    SHORT STORIES, 2014

    Elena Poniatowska

    Good stories always bring something of ourselves into play. Their chameleonic properties are both exuberant stimulation and the ultimate expression of our imagination, which refuses to let the...

  • The Seven She-Goats

    NON FICTION, 2000

    Elena Poniatowska

    Wonderful, fierce, crazy to some and unique to all, these artists, painters, writers and muses forged lives of passion, sensitivity, commitment and pain. Frida Kahlo and her mutilated body on the...

  • You Come at Night

    SHORT STORIES, 1979

    Elena Poniatowska

    In the story that lends its name to this collection, the ease with which Esmeralda - who has just been exposed as a bigamist - carries herself stuns an agent from the Public Ministry who can't...

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