A Rich Crop of Latin American Rights on Offer in Frankfurt

A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter ... The post A Rich Crop of Latin American Rights on Offer in Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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