Carolina De Robertis

Karla
2,050 books | 61 friends

Melissa
1,246 books | 266 friends

Sarah
348 books | 90 friends

Minal
140 books | 534 friends

Dominique
309 books | 56 friends

Natalia
101 books | 123 friends

Norwegi...
1,575 books | 210 friends

Jenesha
240 books | 143 friends

More friends…

Carolina De Robertis

Goodreads Author


Born
in Cambridge, England, The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
September 2007


Carolina De Robertis is the author of Perla and The Invisible Mountain, which was an international bestseller translated into fifteen languages, the recipient of Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and a Best Book of 2009 according to the San Francisco Chronicle, O, The Oprah Magazine, and BookList. She is the translator of Alejandro Zambra’s Bonsai, which was just made into a feature film, and Roberto Ampuero’s internationally bestselling The Neruda Case. De Robertis has been awarded a 2012 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

De Robertis grew up in a Uruguayan family that immigrated to England, Switzerland, and California. Prior to completing her first book, she worked in women’s rights organizations for ten years, on issues rangi
...more

I’m incredibly honored to be included in the 2017 list, from Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, of “100 people, organizations, and movements shaping the future of culture.” This year’s list includes luminaries from a range of political and artistic fields, including Rachel Maddow, Claudia Rankine, Barry Jenkins, Jordan Peele, Jill Soloway, Colson Whitehead, Debra Cleaver, Roxane Gay, the Indivisi...

Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 12, 2017 09:39 • 48 views
Average rating: 3.95 · 5,086 ratings · 1,056 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Invisible Mountain

3.96 avg rating — 1,370 ratings — published 2009 — 36 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Perla

3.93 avg rating — 1,240 ratings — published 2012 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Gods of Tango

3.96 avg rating — 1,012 ratings — published 2015 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Radical Hope: Letters of Lo...

by
4.06 avg rating — 712 ratings — published 2017 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Burning Edge of the World

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cantoras

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Perla: Roman

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Les Dieux du Tango - Extrait

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Against the Inquisition

by
4.24 avg rating — 662 ratings — published 1991 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Immigrant Voices: 21st Cent...

by
4.17 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Carolina De Robertis…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

2666
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Carolina’s Recent Updates

Carolina De Robertis wrote a new blog post
I’m incredibly honored to be included in the 2017 list, from Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, of “100 people, organizations, and movements shaping... Read more of this blog post »
Carolina Robertis wants to read
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis wants to read
A Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis wants to read
April Fool's Day by Josip Novakovich
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
The Age of Orphans by Laleh Khadivi
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
Literature and the Gods by Roberto Calasso
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
Maldoror by Comte de Lautréamont
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Rate this book
Clear rating
Carolina Robertis rated a book it was amazing
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Carolina's books…
“There's that feeling that comes when you read something and the lines speak directly to you, and to you only, even though the person who wrote them died long before you were born, or, even if alive, has no idea you exist. The words seep right into your mind. They pour into your secret hollows and take their shape, a perfect fit, like water. And you are slightly less alone in the universe, because you have been witnessed, because you have been filled, because someone once found words for things within you that you couldn't yourself name – something gesturing not only toward what you are, but what you could become.”
Carolina De Robertis, Perla

“She was awake, alive, full of ideas like branches in a greenhouse, growing thick and rife against the glass.”
Carolina De Robertis, The Invisible Mountain

“He was like a bottle and music was the wine.... She liked to be near him when it poured.”
Carolina De Robertis, The Invisible Mountain

Polls

What should be our August 'Read Around the World' Group Read? (South America)

 
  17 votes 27.4%

 
  14 votes 22.6%

 
  9 votes 14.5%

 
  7 votes 11.3%

 
  5 votes 8.1%

 
  5 votes 8.1%

Delirium by Laura Restrepo (Colombia)
 
  4 votes 6.5%

 
  1 vote 1.6%

62 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author




No comments have been added yet.