Book List in Order:15 titles

  • One more journey to the literary universe of Roberto Bolaño, an essential voice of contemporary Latin American literatureRoberto Bolaño's boundless imagination and seemingly inexhaustible gift for shaping the chaos of his reality into e...


  • From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to forge a ...


  • These five astonishing stories, along with two compelling essays, show Bolano as a magician, pulling bloodthirsty rabbits out of his hat. The stories in The Insufferable Gaucho ― unpredictable and daring, highly controlled yet somehow haywire ― m...


  • Begun in the 1980s and worked on until the author’s death in 2003, Woes of the True Policeman is Roberto Bolaño’s last, unfinished novel. The novel follows "scar Amalfitano -- an exiled Chilean university professor and widower -- through the...


  • The brightest gleamings from Bolano’s unpublished fiction A North American journalist in Paris is woken at 4 a.m. by a mysterious caller with urgent information. For V. S. Naipaul, the prevalence of sodomy in Argentina is a symptom of the nation’...


  • Roberto Bolano takes us into an odd, dark, but comic underworld in this strangely tender noir novel. A Bolano classic. The Peruvian poet César Vallejo is in the hospital, afflicted with an undiagnosed illness and unable to stop hiccuping. His wife c...


  • On vacation with his girlfriend, Ingeborg, the German war-game champion Udo Berger returns to a small town on the Costa Brava where he spent his summers as a child. There, they meet another vacationing German couple, who introduce them to the darker ...


  •  A stunning collection of short stories - mostly dealing with the sex trade - by the late Chilean master and author of The Savage Detectives.The Return contains thirteen unforgettable stories that seem to tell what Bolano called “the secret story,...


  • During the course of a single night, Father Sebastian Urrutia Lacroix, a Chilean priest, who is a member of Opus Dei, a literary critic and a mediocre poet, relives some of the crucial events of his life. He believes he is dying and in his feverish d...






  • This key novel by the outstanding, Chilean author of By Night in Chile, who died tragically young last year, is a chilling investigation of the fascist mentality and its effects on a literary sensibility. It is also a gripping intellectual thriller....


  • Composed in the last years of Roberto Bolao's life, 2666 was greeted across Europe and Latin America as his highest achievement, surpassing even his previous work in its strangeness, beauty, and scope. Its throng of unforgettable characters includes...


  • A tour de force, Amulet is a highly charged first-person, semi-hallucinatory novel that embodies in one woman's voice the melancholy and violent recent history of Latin America.Amulet is a monologue, like Bolano's acclaimed debut in English, By Night...


  • A playful and entirely original novel masquerading as a mini-encyclopedia of nonexistent Nazi literature in our hemisphere by Roberto Bolano: "his generation's premier Latin-American writer" (The New York Times). A tour de force of black humor and im...


  • This is the first collection by the universally acclaimed Chilean author to be published in English and it is an outstanding introduction to Bolao's writing. Bolao's narrators are grappling with their own private quests while living in the margins, o...


  • New Year's Eve, 1975: Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry, leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala. Their quest: to track down the obscure, vanished poet Cesrea Tinajero. A violent showdown in the ...