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Alma Guillermoprieto

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Alma Guillermoprieto (Wikipedia).

On the Web: Articles

Woman Fights to Publicly Breast-Feed Her Baby. Washington Post (8/31/82).

Murder in Juárez (interview). Amy Davidson, New Yorker Online (9/22/03).

Alma Guillermoprieto (interview). Esther Allen, Bomb (spr 04).

Alma Guillermoprieto (interview). Robert Birnbaum, Identity Theory (6/14/05).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Guillermoprieto, Alma. "The bitter education of Vargas Llosa," NY Review (5/26/94). Review essay on VL's memoir A Fish in the Water.

__________. "The shadow war," NY Review (3/2/95). Review essay on three books about then-recent EZLN revolt in Chiapas.

__________. "Mexico: murder without justice," NY Review (10/3/96). Review essay on works examining Mexican politics in the 90s.

__________. "Introduction" to Rosario Castellanos, The Book of Lamentations (trans. EstherAllen; NY: Marsilio, 1996).

__________. "A visit to Havana," NY Review (3/26/98). Pope John Paul II in Cuba.

__________. "Love & misery in Cuba," NY Review (6/11/98).

__________. "Fidel in the evening," NY Review (10/22/98). Review essay on

__________. "Cuban hit parade," NY Review (1/14/99). Review essay on "Buena Vista Social Club" & other recent recordings of Cuban music.

__________. "Our new war in Colombia," NY Review (4/13/00). Consequences of funding "Plan Colombia."

__________. "Colombia: violence without end?" NY Review (4/27/00).

__________. "The children's war," NY Review (5/11/00). War against Colombian FARC in the Amazon.

__________. "Confessions of a killer," NY Review (10/10/02). Review essay on Colombian right-wing paramilitary leader Carlos Castaño's Mi confesión.

__________. "The morning quickie," NY Review (8/12/04). Political difficulties of Mexico City mayor Andrés López Obrador.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Guillermoprieto, Alma. Samba (NY: Random House, 1990).

__________, The Heart that Bleeds: Latin America Now (NY: Knopf, 1994).

__________. Los años en que no fuimos felices: crónicas de la transición mexicana (México: Plaza y Janés, 1999).

__________. Al pie de un volcán te escribo (México: Plaza y Janés, 2000).

__________. Las guerras en Colombia: tres ensayos (trans. Laura Emilia Pacheco; Bogotá: Aguilar, 2000).

__________. Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America (NY: Vintage, 2001).

__________. Historia escrita: Marcos, Evita, el Che, Fedel, Vargas Llosa (México: Plaza y Janés, 2001).

__________. Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution (trans. Esther Allen; NY: Pantheon, 2004).

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