I'll Sell You a Dog (Paperback)

I'll Sell You a Dog By Juan Pablo Villalobos, Rosalind Harvey (Translator) Cover Image
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Description


A painter-turned-taco-seller, famous in Mexico City for his 'Gringo Dog' recipe, hates retirement. Plagued by the literary salon bumping about his building's lobby, haunted by the self-pitying ghost of a neglected artist, he can't help but misbehave -- and in so doing delivers a deliciously absurdist take-down of pretensions to cultural posterity.

About the Author


Juan Pablo Villalobos was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1973. He's the author of Down the Rabbit Hole (2011) and Quesadillas (2013), both published by And Other Stories. His novels have been translated into fifteen languages. He writes for several publications including Letras Libres, Gatopardo, Granta and the English Pen blog, and translates Brazilian literature into Spanish. He lived in Barcelona for several years, then moved to Brazil, and is now back in Spain. He is married with two Mexican-Brazilian-Italian-Catalan children. Rosalind Harvey was born in Bristol in 1982. Her translation of Juan Pablo Villalobos's novel Down the Rabbit Hole was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize. She runs regular translation-related public events in the UK and is a founding member and chair of the Emerging Translators Network, an advice and support network for early-career literary translators.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781908276742
ISBN-10: 1908276746
Publisher: And Other Stories
Publication Date: August 9th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English