Neuman, Andrés

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The fragmented and destructive power wielded by memory and trauma in developing one’s outlook on life, coupled with a two-pronged narrative technique for character development, makes Neuman’s latest a winner.

How To Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America

As literature, this work has legs; as travel writing, it's stuck in no-man's land.

The Things We Don't Do

Casual readers may be put off by the bizarre nature and sometimes obscure style of these pieces, but those who enjoy the macabre of Roberto Bolaño, the fantastic of Julio Cortázar, or the metaphysical of Jorge Luis Borges (who makes an appearance in one of them) will be rewarded.

Talking to Ourselves

This triptych of a dying man's commitment to his family and their response will infuse readers with its poignant, realistic experience. [See Prepub Alert, 10/28/13.]

Traveler of the Century

Some readers will skip or skim the digressions, and others will find them the philosophical essence of the work. But for all, this novel—Neuman's first to be translated into English—is a meaningful opportunity to become acquainted with a promising new writer. [See Prepub Alert, 11/28/11.]

Traveler of the Century

Having helped launch Roberto Bolaño in America, the publisher now turns to promising young Argentine author Neuman, chosen as one of Granta's Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists...

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