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Jorge Volpi

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Jorge Volpi

Jorge Volpi, a novelist and essayist from Mexico City, was awarded the Premio Iberoamericano Planeta-Casa de América de Narrativa for his novel La tejedora de sombras (The Shadow Spinner). His most recent book published in English is In Spite of the Dark Silence (2010).


News and Features

All wars have their bards, and Mexico’s ongoing narco wars are no exception.

Oblivion re-creates the life of one of the many innocent victims of the Colombian conflict.

A Mexican intellectual takes the measure of liberalism and revolution in twentieth-century Latin America.