Books written by Eduardo Galeano


Hunter of Stories

Nation Books | November 14, 2017 | 272 pages
This is Eduardo Galeano's last book, a masterful, deeply considered, and poetic autobiography, written in his signature style of short essays, fables, stories, snippets of dialogue, and epigraph-length fragments with illustrations. A mix of old and new autobiographical material, Hunter of Stories... More Info

Voices of Time

Macmillan | May 2, 2006 | 341 pages
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

Children of the Days

March 3, 2015 | 440 pages
Galeano's new book is his richest and most poetic yet, a joyous calendar of the sacred and the damned.  More Info

Soccer in Sun and Shadow

Nation Books | August 6, 2013 | 272 pages
One of the greatest, magical and most lyrical accounts of the beautiful game--FINALLY BACK IN PRINT AND FULLY UPDATED!  More Info

Children of the Days

April 30, 2013 | 432 pages
Galeano's new book is his richest and most poetic yet, a joyous calendar of the sacred and the damned, a book of inspiration for those fighting tyranny, greed, and amnesia Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Galeano's new work has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from... More Info


September 28, 2010 | 400 pages
Mirrors is a sometimes bawdy, sometimes irreverent, sometimes heartbreaking unofficial history of the world seen— and mirrored to us—through the eyes and ears of history’s unseen, unheard, and forgotten. Spanning 5,000 years of history, recalling the lives of artists and writers, visionaries... More Info

Upside Down

Picador | October 5, 2001 | 368 pages
In a series of mock lesson plans and a "program of study" Galeano provides an eloquent, passionate, funny and shocking exposé of First World privileges and assumptions. From a master class in "The Impunity of Power" to a seminar on "The Sacred Car"—with tips along the way on "How to Resist... More Info

Century of the Wind

May 1, 2010 | 336 pages
The second volume in the author's imaginative trilogy looks at the history of Latin America during the twentieth century.  More Info

Faces and Masks

August 24, 2010 | 290 pages
"A sweeping account of the Americas from their birth to the present day, the trilogy is at once a rendering of the historical and mythic fabric of the continents, and a resistance againt the genocide of conquests. Galeano tells of the often silenced, including indigenous poets, revolutionaries,... More Info


May 1, 2010 | 336 pages
Genesis, the first volume in Eduardo Galeano’s Memory of Fire trilogy, is both a meditation on the clashes between the Old World and the New and, in the author’s words, an attempt to “rescue the kidnapped memory of all America.” It is a fierce, impassioned, and kaleidoscopic historical... More Info