Reviews

July 19, 2021
Daniel Rey

Juan Villoro’s interpretation of the Americas’ most extraordinary city offers readers the perspective of a well-traveled insider.

June 16, 2021
Andrea Penman-Lomeli

Now available in English from Charco Press, Selva Almada’s journalistic novel chronicles the cases of three women who grew up in the interior of Argentina and were murdered during her youth.

May 27, 2021
Cruz Bonlarron Martínez

Teo Ballvé unpacks the discourse of state absence in Northern Colombian and argues that statebuilding does not necessarily result in peacebuilding.

May 24, 2021
Chris N. Lesser

Brazilian filmmaker Madiano Marcheti’s feature debut expands the meanings of environmental justice in Brazil.

May 20, 2021
Daniel Rey

Michael Bustamante's new book explores contested narratives of the Cuban Revolution, focusing on its first two decades in power.

April 21, 2021
Daniel Rey

Joey Whitfield uses the writings of incarcerated people from across Latin America to show how penal systems reinforce the socio-racial hierarchy of the colonial age.

January 13, 2021
Steven Cohen

Lina Britto examines how marijuana created a new political culture in Colombia, opening the landscape of possibility for today’s criminal intrigues.

November 30, 2020
Kelly Urban

Daniel A. Rodríguez and Don Fitz excavate the deep historical roots of Cuba's twenty-first-century medical exceptionalism.

October 12, 2020
María Isabel Alfonso

A new documentary draws on Silvio Rodríguez’s recollections of Cuba’s 1961 literacy campaign, offering an intimate gaze of the humanitarian initiative.

October 8, 2020
Daniel Rey

A new history of Bolívar by Robert T. Conn explores his contested legacy in Latin America.

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