Tanya Huntington

Constellations of Reading

Constellations of Reading

Something mortifying has reared its ugly head on our social networks: spring cleaning. Friends of mine have actually taken to boasting about their perfectly groomed bookshelves online. “It’s only been…
An Author’s Rights.

An Author’s Rights.

"You are the books you have read, the paintings you have seen, the music heard and then forgotten, the streets explored. You are your childhood, your family, selected friends, a…
A Yanqui in Havana

A Yanqui in Havana

When I learned the US was relaxing travel restrictions to Cuba, I couldn’t help but recall one of many jokes that were making the rounds on the island when I…
Elegía con epílogo

Elegía con epílogo

Autor: Carlos Azar Manzur Título: El círculo de la presencia. Poemario en dos actos y un epílogo a la muerte de mi padre Editorial: Elefanta, México Año: 2014 Más allá de…
Pitol Is and Is Not Mexican: About El mago de Viena

Pitol Is and Is Not Mexican: About El mago de Viena

Up until recently Sergio Pitol (Puebla, 1933) was one of the best-kept secrets in Mexican literature. However, the recent announcement that he has been awarded the Premio Cervantes—perhaps the most…
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