Books about Mexico

Los Clásicos *Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry (1947). Written by an English author, this novel centers on the deterioration of a British consul during his service in a small town in Mexico. Much of the plot happens during Day of the Dead celebrations. El laberinto de soledad by Octavio Paz (1950). The collection of essays centers on … More Books about Mexico

Colombian Artists of Interest

Doris Salcedo In recent years, Salcedo has emerged as one of the most well known Colombian sculptors and installation artists. All of her pieces are informed by her country’s tormented history, and her reconceptualization of visually processing trauma associated with human rights violations has been applied to international events, as well, and has garnered her international … More Colombian Artists of Interest

Colombian Authors of Interest

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, One Hundred Years of Solitude, News of a Kidnapping Juan Gabriel Vasquez, The Sound of Things Falling Santiago Gamboa, Necropolis Laura Restrepo, Delirium Hector Abad Faciolince, Oblivion Books Set in Colombia Charles Nicholl, The Fruit Palace Ramón Chao, The Train of Ice and Fire