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Carlos Fuentes

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book.jpgThe Years with Laura Díaz (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Mexico's foremost living writer, Carlos Fuentes, talks about the male and female perspectives in his work. His famous character Artemio Cruz was, he claims, a critique of machismo. It is a woman, Laura D---, who presides over his new novel, an epic about the 20th century.

Read an excerpt from The Years with Laura Díaz.

 

 
Banner image: Carlos Fuentes at the Miami Book Fair International in 1987. Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade College archives

 

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Michael Silverblatt