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On translating The Neruda Case

Happy Publication Day to Roberto Ampuero’s The Neruda Case! I am so utterly pleased that this book is finally available in English. Ampuero has been enchanting readers around the world with his bestselling novels for nineteen years now, and it’s just … Continue reading

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On PERLA’s launch – and being very pregnant

It’s been exactly two months now since Perla was published in the United States. During those two months, I’ve had the joy of meeting readers at events in Berkeley, Oakland, Corte Madera, Seattle, Houston, San Diego, New York, Miami, and … Continue reading

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PERLA now released in the U.S.

It’s official: Perla is now a published book, available in bookstores throughout the U.S. For all the preparations, it still amazes me that it now exists as a physical thing – though of course, in our digital times, it’s also … Continue reading

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PERLA to be published in the UK

I’ve just learned that Perla has found its way to a British publisher. HAUS Publishing of London has bought the rights to the novel, and anticipates releasing it as early as this July. HAUS was founded in 2002 by Barbara … Continue reading

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Oprah Magazine + the Norwegian Foreign Ministry

What do these two fine institutions – O Magazine and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry – have in common? For one thing, they’ve both just covered my novel Perla and the overall issue of Argentina’s disappeared. The April issue of O, … Continue reading

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Flying to Norway

This afternoon, I’ll board a plane to Norway, the very first country to release my novel Perla, where we’ll be celebrating with a range of public events in Oslo. I’m truly and profoundly excited to share this book with a … Continue reading

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PERLA’s publication: five week countdown

Perla will be released in the United States on March 27, exactly five weeks from today. In Norway, the book launches next week, and I will soon be flying to Oslo to celebrate with Norwegian readers. Even though this day … Continue reading

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PERLA profiled in Library Journal

A very kind advance description of PERLA by Barbara Hoffert, an editor at Library Journal, as part of her picks among upcoming book releases for March 2012. A highlight: “Expect richly observed detail and real human drama from this award-winning … Continue reading

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The Invisible Mountain now available in Spain and Latin America

Planeta has published La Montaña Invisible in Uruguay, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Spain.
The author will be presenting the book in Uruguay and Argentina in late June and early July. Read more here.

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PERLA, De Robertis’s second novel, to be published in March 2012

Rights have sold to Knopf (U.S.), as well as publishers in Germany, Italy, and Norway. Read more here.

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