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Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica


by Martin D. la Pena | Maurice Rumboll

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide. (SAM12, $29.95)

Blow-Up and Other Stories

Blow-Up and Other Stories


by Julio Cortazar

  • LITERATURE
  • 1985
  • PAPER
  • 277 PAGES

Surreal stories from one of the great masters of Latin American short fiction. More Argentine in sensibility than setting. (ARG20, $16.00)

Buenos Aires Affair

Buenos Aires Affair


by Manuel Puig

  • LITERATURE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 220 PAGES

Puig's inventive, over-the-top tale of Gladys Hebe D'Onofrio and Leopoldo Druscovich. (ARG107, $13.95)

Eyewitness Top Ten Buenos Aires

Eyewitness Top Ten Buenos Aires


by Eyewitness Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 128 PAGES

A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions. (ARG92, $14.00)

Hedonist's Guide to Buenos Aires

Hedonist's Guide to Buenos Aires


by Charles Froggatt

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2007
  • HARD COVER
  • 200 PAGES

A guide to the vibrant city, with comprehensive listings of accommodations, restaurants and bars. (ARG76, $18.95)

Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance

Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance


by Lloyd Jones

  • LITERATURE
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 276 PAGES

Dancing between New Zealand and Buenos Aires and ranging over decades, tango is the leitmotif of this earlier novel by Lloyd Jones, published here for the first time, author of Mister Pip. Like Mr. Pip, this compact, seductive novel concerns the power of storytelling. (NZL101, $12.00)

Hopscotch


by Julio Cortazar

  • LITERATURE
  • 1987
  • PAPER
  • 564 PAGES

When La Maga, his mistress, disappears, Horacio Oliveira, an Argentinian writer living in Paris, decides to return home to Buenos Aires. (ARG93, $17.00)

Intersecting Tango, Cultural Geographies of Buenos Aires, 1900-1930


by Adriana J. Bergero

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 376 PAGES

"Intersecting Tango" explores the sweeping changes in Buenos Aires, occurring during 1900-1930, which transformed it into a modern, cosmopolitan city. (ARG79, $27.95)

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman


by Manuel Puig

  • LITERATURE
  • 1991
  • PAPER
  • 281 PAGES

The psychological story of a friendship between two Argentinean prisoners jailed for their subversive activity: Molina, a transgendered homosexual and Valentin, a socialist revolutionary. (ARG28, $15.00)

A Lexicon of Terror, Argentina and the Legacies of Torture


by Marguerite Feitlowitz

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 391 PAGES

A scholarly, emotional account of Argentina's "Dirty War, " the product of extensive interviews with victims, survivors and citizens. (ARG27, $19.95)

Night Flight

Night Flight


by Antoine de Saint Exupery

  • LITERATURE
  • 1986
  • PAPER
  • 87 PAGES

Saint Exupery captures the thrill and mystery of early flight in this tale of a pilot alone in a storm over the Andes en route to Buenos Aires. (PAT09, $12.00)

The Old Patagonian Express

The Old Patagonian Express


by Paul Theroux

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1997
  • PAPER
  • 404 PAGES

Combining history, anecdote and acutely observed detail on people and place, Theroux begins his journey on a Boston subway car and works his way south via rail, plane and truck to the Patagonian railroad in this enthralling narrative. (PAT08, $15.95)

Tango, Sex and Rhythm of the City

Tango, Sex and Rhythm of the City


by Mike Gonzalez

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 216 PAGES

A nice, concise history of the tango, its origins, key figures and a profile of the generation that rediscovered it. (SAM204, $25.00)

 

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