Best of Contemporary Mexican Fiction

Best of Contemporary Mexican Fiction
Uribe, Álvaro (Author, Editor); Sears, Olivia E. (Editor)

Many of these writers, and most of these stories, have never beforeappeared in English. Readers will meet an embalmed man positioned infront of the TV, a mariachi singer suffering from mediocrity, a man "slifelong imaginary friend, and the town prostitute whose funeral drawsa crowd from the highest rungs of the social ladder. The writers that Mexican editor lvaro Uribe selected for thisvolume are deeply engaged in the literary life of Mexico and includeprominent editors, translators, columnists, professors, and even theyoung founder of a new publishing collective. Between them they havereceived dozens of prizes, from the Xavier Villaurrutia prize toGuggenheim fellowships and other international awards.

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