Genres > Non-fiction > Biographies

  • Streets

    NON FICTION, 2022

    Felipe Pigna

    This is not a traditional book, the kind with a beginning and an end, that you read from first page to last like a novel or story collection although there's no reason you couldn't and enjoy...

  • Plan for a zombie invasion

    NON FICTION, 2018

    Luciano Lamberti

    Plan for a Zombie Invasion is a collection of articles, reviews, and interviews with Argentine writers that Luciano Lamberti has written for different media outlets. Together, they form a kind...

  • 56. Forty years of journalism and some personal life

    NON FICTION, 2017

    Jorge Lanata

    Jorge Lanata cuenta en primera persona sus memorias en el periodismo, desde sus incursiones iniciales en la adolescencia, la temprana experiencia en la disruptiva revista El Porteño y la...

  • Octavio Paz. The Words of the Tree

    BIOGRAPHY, 1998

    Elena Poniatowska

    Elena Poniatowska presents an intimate portrait of Octavio Paz based on conversations, memories, letters and snippets of poems. She tells the poet's story, offering her own version of their time...

  • Stars from the Past

    NON FICTION, 2014

    Daniel Balmaceda

    In Stars from the Past, we see San Martín ask a coquettish older woman to dance at a party, Belgrano leading three hundred men far from the hell of Vilcapugio, Sarmiento putting on a wig,...


    NON FICTION, 2015

    Pacho O'Donnell

    1815 narrates a little known fact of Argentine history, the first declaration of independence on national territory, a fact that liberal historians have insisted on hiding.

  • Old Man Breccia

    BIOGRAPHY, 2013

    Juan Sasturain

    “It’s not for me to explain who Alberto Breccia was and why it’s worth knowing what he did and what he thought about life. He touched me and I like writing about him, offering my...

  • The Universe or Nothing

    BIOGRAPHY, 2013

    Elena Poniatowska

    Ever since his mother first showed him the stars, the fate of Guillermo Haro (1913-1988) has been tied to them. Having dropped out of a legal degree and earned one in philosophy instead, the sky...

  • Oceans of Sand


    Santiago Gamboa

    In this travel diary of a trip through the Middle East, Santiago Gamboa recounts his experiences in Aleppo, Damascus, Jerusalem, Amman, Petra, and Aqaba: the habits and customs of the men and...

  • Raising Up The Night

    BIOGRAPHY, 2013.

    Carlos María Domínguez

    The Life of Juan Carlos Onetti   This is the first biography of the masterful Uruguayan writer, winner of the Premio Cervantes, Juan Carlos Onetti. Domínguez seeks out the...

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