Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Literature at Duke, is the author of the play Death and the Maiden, the novels Cautivos and The Compensation Bureau, and the forthcoming collection of poetry Voices from the Other Side of Death. (April 2022)

Enric Marco, a Catalan who falsely claimed to have been imprisoned at the Flossenbürg concentration camp during World War II, Barcelona, 2005

The Liar’s Truth

The Impostor: A True Story

by Javier Cercas, translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne

Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940–2015

by Sara J. Brenneis

November 21, 2019 issue

Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009

Who Killed Colombia?

The Shape of the Ruins

by Juan Gabriel Vásquez, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean

January 17, 2019 issue

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