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Latin American Reading List

Searching for some books to get you in the Latin American mood? Start here!
I read the following on my way from Guatemala to Argentina. 
Might I suggest you start with Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende, Pico Iyer, Gioconda Belli, 
and Ivan Illich?

Happy Reading!

Latin American Reading List:
Death in the Andes, Mario Vargas Llosa
El Beso de la Mujer Araña, The Kiss of the Spider Woman, Manuel Puig
Essay: Hearth Surgery; The quest for a stove that can save the world, Burkhard Bilger
Essay: To Hell With Good Intentions, Ivan Illich
Essay: Why We Travel, Pico Iyer
I, Rigoberta Menchu, Rigoberta Menchu and Elisabeth Burgos-Debray
Indecision, Benjamin Kunkel
Jaguar Smile, Salman Rushdie
My Invented Country, Isabelle Allende
Open Veins of Latin America, Eduardo Galeano
Rigoberta Menchú and the Story of All Poor Guatemalas, David Stoll
Savages, Joe Kane
Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord, Louis de Bernières
Sun After Dark, Pico Iyer
The Book of Embraces, Eduardo Galeano
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
The Country Under My Skin, Gioconda Belli
The Foreigners, Maxine Swann
The Old Patagonian Express, Paul Theroux
The Panama Hat Trail, Tom Miller
The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Sum of Our Days, Isabelle Allende
The Whispering Land, Gerard Durrell
Travels in a Thin Country: A Journey Through Chile, Sara Wheeler
Zorro, Isabel Allende

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