Tag Archives: European/Spanish & Portuguese

They’re Cows, We’re Pigs

by Carmen Boullosa

“A word-drunk picaresque novel . . . Boullosa’s vivid and visceral descriptions provide hallucinatory images of the pirates’ raping and pillaging, their battles in…

Leaving Tabasco

by Carmen Boullosa

“Raucously imagined . . . a meditation on family, community and storytelling. . . . In her hard-won wisdom and courage, Delmira is ….

Cleopatra Dismounts

by Carmen Boullosa

An enchanting, audacious retelling of the Cleopatra story from a Mexican novelist who is “a luminous writer” and “a masterful spinner of the fantastic.”…