Guilty: Stories

Guilty: Stories

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A brilliant, prize-winning collection of stories by Mexico s most important living writer. From the semiotics of pet iguanas to the disillusionment of mariachi singers, Villoro reveals the deep dissatisfactions and absurdities of life in Mexico and its carnivalesque capital. We encounter a border trucker making a movie about illegal migrants, a cuckolded football superstar, and a gluten-free American journalist seeking the authentic Mexican experience. A master of the post-modern narrative, Villoro gives us contemporary Mexico through a complex interplay of culture and character psychology in the most surprising, fresh and humorous ways."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 139 x 216 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 080760013X
  • 9780807600139
  • 1,126,769

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About Juan Villoro

Juan Villoro is one of Mexico's most prolific, prize-winning fiction writers. His books have won the Herralde Award, Antonin Artaud Award and The Reef was shortlisted for the Rezzori Prize. He lives in Mexico City and is a visiting lecturer at Yale and Princeton Universities. Kimi Traube has an MFA in fiction and literary translation from Columbia University. Her translation of Juan Villoro's work has been published in BOMB Magazine.
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744 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
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4 41% (308)
3 29% (219)
2 8% (57)
1 2% (17)
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