Juan Villoro’s journalistic and literary work has been recognized with such international prizes as the Herralde de Novela, Premio Xavier Villaurrutia, Rey de España, Ciudad de Barcelona, and Vázquez Montalbán de Periodismo Deportivo, and Antonin Artaud. He has been a professor of literature at UNAM, Yale, and la Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona. He is a columnist for the newspapers Reforma and El Periódico de Catalunya.
by Juan Villoro
Translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
A brilliant, kaleidoscopic exploration of soccer—and the passion, hopes, rivalries, superstitions, and global solidarity it inspires—from Juan Villoro, “Mexico's top fútbol expert” (NBC News).
Paperback List Price: $16.99 • ISBN: 9781632060587 • Publication: 4/19/16 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 256 pages • Sports: Soccer / Essays / Mexican literature • Territory: World English • eBook List Price: $14.99
By Juan Villoro
Translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel
From one of Mexico’s foremost authors comes a wondrous adventure story of a boy who goes to live with his kooky, book-obsessed uncle in a library where books have a supernatural power all their own.
Hardcover List Price: $17.99 • ISBN: 9781632061478 • Publication: 11/14/2017 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 240 pages • Middle Grade Fiction—Books & Libraries • Age Range: 10–14 • Territory: World English • eBook List Price: $14.99