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Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

Birds of Southern South America and 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)

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Buenos Aires

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Buenos Aires


by Eyewitness Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 128 PAGES

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

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

Originally published in 2002, this sensuous novel is set in rural New Zealand and spans the end of World War I to the present day. Brought together by their obsession with the tango, two couples experience the trials of true love and the power of storytelling. (NZL101, $12.00)

Hopscotch

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

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, $29.95)

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, $15.95)

A Lexicon of Terror, Argentina and the Legacies of Torture

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, $20.95)

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, $12.95)

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, $16.95)

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)

Wallpaper City Guide Buenos Aires

Wallpaper City Guide Buenos Aires


by Wallpaper Magazine

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 128 PAGES

A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations. (ARG65, $11.95)

Time Out Buenos Aires

Time Out Buenos Aires


by Time Out

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 334 PAGES

A practical guide to the city and surroundings (including recommended excursions), jam-packed with detailed listings of hotels, bars and restaurants, shops and services. (ARG45, $19.95)

 

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