Liliana Valenzuela

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Tejana Radical

by Liliana Valenzuela | Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 17:22 CST

Wide Angle

Delving into Eduardo Galeano’s latest book is akin to opening a box of fair-trade, 78 percent cacao bonbons. You enjoy the chocolate melting in your mouth until a tinge of ancho pepper or cinnamon stabs your conscience and makes you … Read More


Made in Macondo

Perhaps no novel is more closely associated with Latin America in the 20th century than One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. Writer and book have become almost synonymous. The author once hailed as “the New Cervantes” and … Read More



Still Standing

Part journalistic travelogue, part political manifesto, Mexico Unconquered recounts some of the more bewildering revolts and upheavals that have roiled Southern Mexico from the turn of the 20th century through contemporary times. In the author’s view, the conquest of Mexico … Read More