Valeria Luiselli
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Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author of "Faces in the Crowd," "Sidewalks," "The Story of My Teeth," "Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions," and, most recently, "Lost Children Archive." She is the winner of two Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and an American Book Award, and has twice been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kirkus Prize. She has been a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree and the recipient of a Bearing Witness Fellowship from the Art for Justice Fund. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, and McSweeney's, among other publications, and has been translated into more than twenty languages. She lives in New York City.

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    • Lost Children Archive

    • A Novel
    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Valeria Luiselli, Kivlighan de Montebello, William DeMeritt, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    An emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis at the Southwestern border - an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ECHO...O...O...

    • By Ray Stewart on 03-04-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Tell Me How It Ends

    • An Essay in 40 Questions
    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    A damning confrontation between the American dream and the reality of undocumented children seeking a new life in the US....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • educate yourself

    • By keji kujjo on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $14.00

    • The Story of My Teeth

    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Armando Duran, Thom Rivera
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55

    The story of "Highway" Sanchez - bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneer - and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful work

    • By doll on 02-22-19

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Faces in the Crowd

    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Armando Durán, Roxanne Hernandez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    A young mother in Mexico City, captive to a past that both overwhelms and liberates her, and a house she cannot abandon or fully occupy, writes a novel of her days as a translator living in New York....

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Lost Children Archive

    • By: Valeria Luiselli
    • Narrated by: Valeria Luiselli, Kivlighan de Montebello
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head southwest, to the Apacheria, the regions of the US which used to be Mexico. They drive for hours through desert and mountains....

    Regular price: $9.42

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