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  1. The Weight of Temptation

    The Weight of Temptation

    Written by Ana María Shua, Translated by Andrea G. Labinger

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Dystopian fantasy, political parable, morality tale—however one reads it, this novel is first and foremost pure Ana María Shua, a work of fiction like no other and a dark pleasure to read. Shua, an Argentinian writer widely... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2012
    Paperback / £16.99
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  2. Death as a Side Effect
    In Death as a Side Effect, Ana María Shua’s brilliantly dark satire transports readers to a dystopic future Argentina where gangs of ad hoc marauders and professional thieves roam the streets while the wealthy purchase security... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2010
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  3. Microfictions

    Microfictions

    Written by Ana María Shua, Translated by Steven Stewart

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Cinderella’s sisters surgically modify their feet to win the prince’s love. A werewolf gathers up enough courage to visit a dentist. A medium trying to reach the afterworld gets a recorded message. A fox and a badger compete... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2009
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  4. The Rainforest

    The Rainforest

    Written by Alicia Steimberg, Translated by and Introduced by Andrea G. Labinger

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    For middle-aged Cecilia, the rainforest represents both solace and tenuously controlled danger, as she discovers when she follows the same path each day from her hotel at a Brazilian spa into the surrounding jungle. Although her... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2006
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  5. Violations
    Forbidden love was a forbidden topic. Decorum was everything—in society, where Catholicism dictated the terms, and in literature, where a code of decency governed writers and readers alike. To women were left the pale love stories... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2004
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  6. Call Me Magdalena
    Erotic entanglements, startling revelations, a furtive intruder, even a possible murder? Not at all what the students of Mind Control class envisioned when they gathered on a ranch outside Buenos Aires for a relaxing weekend.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2001
    Paperback / £15.99
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  7. In a State of Memory

    In a State of Memory

    Written by Tununa Mercado, Translated by Peter Kahn, Introduced by Jean Franco

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    In a State of Memory is a novelistic memoir about exile, displacement, and return. Tununa Mercado explores the psychological and physical effects of the narrator's transition into a life in exile: the splintering of her identity,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2001
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  8. Dreams of the Abandoned Seducer

    Dreams of the Abandoned Seducer

    Vaudeville Novel

    Written by and Translated by Alicia Borinsky, Translated by Cola Franzen

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Dreams of the Abandoned Seducer takes place in the new “free market” era of personal choices and relations: a chaotic, sometimes hopeful, often comic world that has supplanted the old order of political terror and clearly... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 1998
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  9. Underground River and Other Stories
    Inés Arredondo (1928–1989) published just three slim volumes of stories over twenty-three years, yet her reputation as a great writer, “a necessary writer,” is firmly established in Mexico. Her works dwell on obsessions:... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1996
    Paperback / £12.99
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  10. The Fourth World

    The Fourth World

    Written by Diamela Eltit, Translated by and Foreword by Dick Gerdes

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    No one can be closer to another than a mother to her unborn child. No one, that is, except unborn twins jostling for space in the womb. In this concise and inventive novel, a twin brother and sister vie for attention from the... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1995
    Paperback / £9.99
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  11. Industrial Park

    Industrial Park

    Written by Patricia Galvao (Pagu), Translated by Elizabeth Jackson, Translated by and Afterword by K. David Jackson

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    A member of Brazil's avant-garde in its heyday. Patrícia Galvão (or to use her nickname, Pagu) was extraordinary. Not only was her work among the most exciting and innovative published in the 1930s, it was unique in portraying... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1993
    Paperback / £16.99
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  12. Mean Woman

    Mean Woman

    Written by Alicia Borinsky, Translated by and Introduced by Cola Franzen

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    What is a woman to do? Mean Woman raises and answers the question time and again. The female characters in the novel rule countries, are oppressed, and rise again individually and in groups. Shifting scenes of Latin American politics... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
    Hardback / £48.00
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  13. The Youngest Doll

    The Youngest Doll

    Foreword by Jean Franco, Written by and Translated by Rosario Ferre

    Series Latin American Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    A gentle maiden aunt who has been victimized for years unexpectedly retaliates through her talent for making life-sized dolls filled with honey. “The Youngest Doll,” based on a family anecdote, is a stunning literary expression... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1991
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