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Friday, September 24, 2010

Beyond Borders – Fiction of Mexico and Latin America


The territory that stretches from south of the Rio Grande to the southern tip of South America has produced a grand tradition of literature. Among the region’s more well-known authors are Octavio Paz, Carlo Fuentes, Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Jorge Borges.

Here’s a few of the region’s best you might want to try:

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes

The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa

Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

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