Luminous Cities

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Colombian writer Eduardo García Aguilar captures the unseen side of the metropolis, inviting us to join him in the great cities of the world, from Paris, Stockholm and Rome to Mexico City, Antigua and San Francisco, from the garrets of lovers in Europe to the killing fields of civil wars in the Americas, from the beautiful bodies of youth to the nostalgia of old age. We witness these luminous urbs through the eyes of a "professional foreigner." Artist Santiago Rebolledo illustrates each of these stories.

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Edaurdo Garcia Aguialr is the author of over a dozen books, including El Viaje Triunfal, the 1993 winner of the Premio Ernesto Sabato, and studies of his compatriots Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Alvaro Mutis. His previous translations into English are the novel Boulevard of Heroes and the crititical look at globalism, Mexico Madness: Manifesto for a Disenchanted Generation. He currently heads the Latin American desk in Paris for Agence France-Presse.

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Scenes of decadence and splendor, vulgarity and exquisitenss, creating a dizzying mosaic of urban life... -- Americas, Winter 2002

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