American Visa

American VisaArmed with fake papers, a handful of gold nuggets, and a snazzy custom made suit, an unemployed schoolteacher with a singular passion for detective fiction sets out from small town Bolivia on a desperate quest for an American visa, his best hope for escaping his painful past and reuniting with his g

I Am a Taxi

I Am a TaxiFor twelve year old Diego and his family, home is the San Sebastian Women s Prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia His parents farmed coca, a traditional Bolivian medicinal plant, until they got caught in the middle of the government s war on drugs Diego s adjusted to his new life His parents are locked u

Turing's Delirium

Turing's DeliriumThe setting Bolivia in the near future Miguel Turing Saenz, a veteran cryptanalyst, is the most famous code breaker in the employment of a secret government organization known as the Black Chamber He is leading the pursuit of the Chamber s latest target Kandinsky, a cyberhacktivist leader wh

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of SurvivalFace to face with a jaguar, Yossi Ghinsberg is not merely deep in the jungle, he s in deep trouble Four backpackers set out for the heart of the Marcus, the frail Swiss mystic Karl, the shifty Austrian geologist with a shady past Kevin, the well intentioned American photographer and Yo

An Uninterrupted View of the Sky

An Uninterrupted View of the SkyModern history unearthed as a boy becomes an innocent victim of corruption in the underbelly of Bolivia s crime world, where the power of family is both a prison and the only means of survival It s 1999 in Bolivia and Francisco s life consists of school, soccer, and trying to find space for himself

Bolívar: American Liberator

Bolívar: American LiberatorIt is astonishing that Simon Bol var, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the greatest figure in Latin American history His life is epic, heroic, s

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the AmazonA grand mystery reaching back centuries A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable

City of Silver: A Mystery

City of Silver: A MysteryIn Potos , the richest city in the Western Hemisphere, Inez de la Morada, the bewitching, cherished daughter of the rich and powerful Mayor, mysteriously dies at the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros, where she had fled in defiance of her father It looks as though the girl committed

The Bolivian Diary: Authorized Edition

The Bolivian Diary: Authorized EditionTHE BASIS OF THE MOVIE CHE PART TWO FROM STEVEN SODERBERGH STARRING BENICIO DEL TORO This is Che Guevara s last diary, compiled from notebooks found in his backpack when he was captured by the Bolivian army in October 1967 and subsequently executed It became an instant bestseller Newly revise

The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the AmericasAward winning travel writer Paul Theroux invites you aboard The Old Patagonian Express by Train through the Americas packed with powerful descriptions and portraits of the many colours of humanity, The Old Patagonian Express is an unforgettable read A witty sharply observed journey down the length

Impasse in Bolivia: Neoliberal Hegemony and Popular Resistance

Impasse in Bolivia: Neoliberal Hegemony and Popular ResistanceBolivia has experienced two decades of unprecedented popular resistance to the consequences of neoliberal policies, resulting in the resignation and flight of its president in October 2003 This unusual book uncovers the reasons and processes behind the rising opposition mirrored in country after

A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism

A Young Man's Guide to Late CapitalismOn his first assignment for a rapacious hedge fund, Gabriel embarks to Bolivia at the end of 2005 to ferret out insider information about the plans of the controversial president elect If Gabriel succeeds, he will get a bonus that would make him secure for life Standing in his way are his headstro

Bolívar: American Liberator

Bolívar: American LiberatorIt is astonishing that Simon Bol var, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the greatest figure in Latin American history His life is epic, heroic, s