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by: Horacio Castellanos Moya

Publisher: New Directions Books (2004)


Staff Pick by comrade: JP

This book alternately made me howl with laughter and cringe with fear. It is incredible how the protagonist's (who is over the top outrageous) paranoid voice begins to merge with those of the testimonies he is editing, exposing the psychological trauma suffered under a murderous military dictatorship. Not for the fain of heart or overly PC.