Salvador Novo

One of the group of talented poets and playwrights known as los Contemporáneos, Salvador Novo (1904-1974) received the prestigious Premio Nacional de Literatura in 1969.


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  1. Pillar of Salt
    Salvador Novo (1904–1974) was a provocative and prolific cultural presence in Mexico City through much of the twentieth century. With his friend and fellow poet Xavier Villaurrutia, he cofounded Ulises and Contemporáneos, landmark... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
    Hardback | £28.99
  2. The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History
    In "The War of the Fatties," a campy, tongue-in-cheek retelling of an episode from the Mexican "Trojan War," naked fat women from Tlatelolco discombobulate Tenochtitlan's invading army by squirting them with breast milk. Told... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1994
    Paperback | £23.99