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Nonfiction: Hispanic Nation: Culture, Politics and the Constructing of Identity (U. Arizona Press); The Land and People or Argentina and The Land and People of Venezuela, both HarperCollins; Fiction: A Gift for the Sultan, novel, 2010 (print and ebook), Turkish translation Bir cihan, iki sultan, Nokta Kitap, Istanbul, 2013; Welcome to My Contri, short stories of Latin America, 1988, expanded ebook 2012. Other short stories in Exquisite Corpse, Fiction International and other journals; articles and essays in The New York Times, The Nation, Los Angeles Times, and other periodicals.


If at all possible, you must see this exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
Or if you can't get to Brooklyn, at least check out the website and the catalogue. But it's not the same as seeing the vibrant, sometimes chilling, often enraged, and at times oddly distant — a protective distance, the artist's self-shielding from painful emotion — of that terrib... Read more of this blog post »
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