Book List in Order: 16 titles

  • A collection of masterful short stories in Julio Cortazar''s sophistocated, powerful and gripping style.''Julio Cortázar is truly a sorcerer and the best of him is here, in these hilariously fraught and almost eerily affecting stories'' Kevin Ba...


  • The setting ofFinal Exam is a surreal Buenos Aires, dark and eerie, where a strange fog has enveloped the city to everyone's bewilderment. Juan and Clara, two students, meet up with their friends Andres and Stella, as well as a journalist friend they...


  • Autonauts of the Cosmoroute is a travelogue, a love story, an irreverent collection of visual and verbal snapshots. In May 1982, Julio Cortázar and Carol Dunlop climbed aboard Fafner, their VW camper van, and embarked on an exploration of the un...


  • Diary of Andrés Fava is pure reflection: on his reading, dreams, conversations, and writing. This unpredictable journal of the protagonist of Cortázar’s posthumously published El Examen is peppered with quotes from French poets and American jazzm...


  • As one of the main characters, the intellectual Juan, puts it: to one person the City might appear as Paris, to another it might be where one goes upon getting out of bed in Barcelona; to another it might appear as a beer hall in Oslo. This cityscape...


  • Cronopios and Famas is one of the best-loved books by Julio Cortázar, one of the greatest of Latin American novelists. "The Instruction Manual," the first chapter, is an absurd assortment of tasks and items dissected in an instruction-manual format....



  • A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer’s intended victim . . . Originally published in hardcover as End of the Game and Other Stories,...


  • Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La Maga's disappearance put an end to his life of empty...








  • In settings ranging from the Buenos Aires subway to a luxurious Martinique resort, stories by an Argentinian master blend unsettling suspense, intellectual play, clever fantasy, and intense emotional conflict...


  • The masterful Argentinian writer includes nineteen stories penned during the last seven years, tales about a couple's adventurous vacation in Africa, a disturbed man's erotic subway games, and other intriguing activities and situations...



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