CANCELLED - Horacio Castellanos Moya and Natasha Wimmer

02/12/2013 7:00 pm

The great El Savadoran writer, Horacio Castellanos Moya visits McNally Jackson for an evening of readings from his latest novel, Tyrant Memory, and a discussion with translator, Natasha Wimmer. Hosted by New Directions.

 “[...] a writer takes on the dangerous job of editing a report on military atrocities in an unnamed country. Both a descent into hell and a book about how one becomes human. (Best Books of the Year) — Junot Diaz, New York Magazine on Castellanos Moya's Senselesness

Horacio Castellanos Moya is a writer and journalist.  For two decades he worked as the editor of news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. He has published ten novels, five short story collections and a book of essays, and his novels have been translated into eleven languages, four of which - SenselessnessThe She-Devil in the MirrorDance with Snakes, and Tyrant Memory - are available in English. He currently teaches creative writing and media in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa. 

Natasha Wimmer's translation of Roberto Bolaño's 2666 won the National Book Award's Best Novel of the Year as well as the PEN Prize. She has also translated Nobel Prize-winner Mario Vargas Llosa's The Language of Passion, The Way to Paradise and Letters to a Young Novelist. She lives in New York.

Book List

Tyrant Memory (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780811219174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 6/2011

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780811218467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9/2009

Senselessness (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780811217071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 5/2008

Dance With Snakes (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781897231616
Availability: Not currently on our shelves. We will contact you within 24 hours with availability.
Published: Biblioasis, 9/2009

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