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Roadside PicnicStrugatsky, Arkady and Boris Science FictionStalkers who enter no man's land to find what aliens left behindEnglishChicago Review PressReadRead
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet BornArmah, Ayi KweiFiction, AfricaA story of life, corruption, and greater things in GhanaEnglishPer Ankh BooksReadRead
The Futurological CongressLem, StanisławScience FictionThe exploits of Ijon Tichyy in a future overpopulated world.EnglishSeabury Press ReadRead
The Day Lasts More than a Hundred YearsAitmatov, ChinghizFiction, Soviet Fiction Central Asian folk stories meet intergalactic space travel, human stupidity and potential.English, SpanishIndiana University PressReadRead, LeerLeer

HaytiSunday, KurtisHistorical FictionA Florentine nun leads a mission to Haiti, Spain's first American colony.EnglishCreative Commons

UbikDick, PhilipScience FictionThe science fiction version of The Tibetan Book of the Dead, freeze dried bodies and life after death.EnglishDoubledayReadRead
Revolt of the Cockroach PeopleAcosta, Oscar ZetaFictionThe semi-autobiographical tale of Buffalo Brown, the Chicano movement in LAEnglishStraight Arrow PressReadRead
Redoble por RancasScorza, Manuel Historical FictionThe story of Rancas and the Cerro de Pasco CorporationSpanishPlanetaReadRead
WeZamyatin, YevgenyScience Fiction, DytopiaOne of the first dystopian novels, Yevgeny smuggled it into England.EnglishE. P. DuttonReadRead
Love is a Dog from HellBukowski, CharlesPoetryPoems from 1974-1977EnglishEccoReadRead
Cadillac DesertReisner, MarcNon-fictionThe American West and its disappearing waterEnglishPenguinReadRead
Cuentos selectosIzquierdo Ríos, Francisco Short StoriesCollected stories from the Peruvian Amazon.SpanishFondo Editorial UNMSMReadRead
El sueño del celtaLlosa, Mario VargasHistorical FictionThe story of Roger Casement, from exposing exploitation in the Amazon to his eventual execution.Spanish, EnglishAlfaguaraLeerLeer, ReadRead
SangamaHernández, Arturo D. FictionA classic story of adventure in the jungle, from a renowned Iquitos writer.Spanish, EnglishImprenta Torres AguirreLeerLeer, ReadRead
Al pie del acantiladoRibeyro, Julio RamónShort StoriesA short story written in Huamanga, PeruSpanishQG EditoresReadRead
¡Que viva la música!Caicedo, Andrés FictionA girl, growing up in Cali, Colombia, falls in love with musicSpanish, EnglishColculturaLeerLeer, ReadRead
Red LineBowden, CharlesFictionA trip through the desert, in the borderlands between the US and MexicoEnglishW. W. NortonReadRead
Los geniecillos dominicalesRibeyro, Julio RamónFictionGrowing up in a well-to-do family that has seen better times, living the good life in Lima.SpanishPopulibros peruanosReadRead
The SuitcaseDovlatov, Sergei Short StoriesWritten with irony and wit, though simple stories, about life in Soviet Russia.Russian, EnglishCounterpoint PressЧитатьЧитать, ReadRead
Los ríos profundosArguedas, José MaríaFictionGrowing up in the Peruvian Andes, a kids in school learns about injustice, life, music...Spanish, EnglishLosada S. A.LeerLeer, ReadRead
Firecracker BoysO'Neil, DanNon-fictionAlaska Natives, Edward Teller, and trying to build an artificial harbor with atomic bombs.EnglishBasic BooksReadRead
Revenge of the LawnBrautigan, RichardShort StoriesFunny, sometimes surreal, with a singular wit in the the age of hippies.EnglishSimon & SchusterReadRead