One of South America's leading authors shares a kaleidoscopic collection of reflections, memories, observations, and folklore that chronicles the author's own life story, from his family's immigration to Uruguay in the early twentieth century to his own literary endeavors and encounters with the... More Info
Short essays cover facts, philosophies, and personal stories about dogs, focusing on the relationship between people and their pets and covering topics from every letter of the alphabet including identity, obedience, and veterinarians.
During the Great Depression, with thousands on bread lines, farmers were instructed by the New Deal Agricultural Adjustment Act to produce less food in order to stabilize food prices and restore the market economy. Fruit was left to rot on trees, crops were plowed under, and millions of piglets and... More Info
In the wake of its early twentieth-century civil wars, Mexico strove to present itself to the world as unified and prosperous. The preparation in Mexico City for the 1968 Summer Olympics was arguably the most ambitious of a sequence of design projects that aimed to signal Mexico's arrival in the... More Info
The story of a public personality—the possible future mayor of Montreal—this memoir recounts how Richard Bergeron and his four brothers lived in an orphanage for five years in the 1960s. Set in a small city in Northern Quebec, surrounded by bush and industry, this account describes the five... More Info