A Thousand Forests in One Acorn: An Anthology of Spanish-Language Fiction


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6.0 X 1.61 X 9.12 inches | 2.21 pounds
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About the Author

Valerie Miles is a publisher, writer, translator, and the co-founder of Granta en español. She is also the co-director of The New York Review of Books in its Spanish translation and, in 2013, was voted one of the "Most Influential Professionals in Publishing" by the Buenos Aires Book Fair.Contributors: Rafael ChirbesEdgardo CozarinskyJose de la ColinaCristina Fernandez CubasAlfredo Bryce EcheniqueJorge EdwardsAbilio EstevezRafael Sanchez FerlosioCarlos FuentesElvio GandolfoJuan GoytisoloJavier MariasJuan MarseAna Maria MatuteEduardo MendozaJose Maria MerinoAntonio Munoz MolinaHoracio Castellanos MoyaRicardo PigliaRamiro PinillaSergio PitolEvelio RoseroAlberto Ruy SanchezEsther TusquetsHebe UhartMario Vargas LlosaAurora VenturiniEnrique Vila-Matas


"Four years in the making, Valerie Miles, co-founder of Granta, curates an impressive twenty-eight author strong anthology of Spanish Language fiction featuring pieces from literary heavyweights like Javier Marias, Antonio Munoz Molina, Enrique Vila-Matas, and Mario Vargas Llosa alongside some lesser known (but equally as important) names. . . . Beautifully packaged and well laid out, this collection is a definite must-have for lovers of contemporary Spanish language fiction."--Typographical Era

"That the Spanish language gave voice to the likes of Cervantes, Borges, García Márquez, and so many other greats of literary fiction is a fact not unlike poetry's affinity for Russian. Lingua España is to daring tales of adventure and magical realism what sex is to erotica. This outrageously valuable project asked twenty-eight Spanish-language heavyweights of the last half of the twentieth century to choose a favorite piece of their own work, accompanied by some personal words of commentary and reflection."--Valerie Miles, Foreward Reviews

." . . [T]his was a fascinating overview of contemporary Spanish language fiction and a good introduction to many new authors. There is something here for readers of almost every literary taste . . ."--The Mantle