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Latin American Literature

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Complex, vivid and dynamic, the body of literature from Latin America can be in Portuguese, Spanish and indigenous languages.

Latin American Literature: Books, Articles, Videos, Quotes

A Narco History by Carmen Boullosa and Professor Mike Wallace Narcoland by Anabel Hernandez and Roberto Saviano The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow The Cartel by Don Winslow Dreamland by Sam Quinones The Colombian Mule by Massimo Carlotto

Narco Narratives Beyond Netflix

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The drug cartels in Latin America have given rise to a great number of books on the phenomenon, non-fiction and fiction alike. Recent TV series such as Netlix's Narcos, on the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, and more recently El Chapo, on the Mexican kingpin Joaquin Guzmán, have been immensely popular and have fuelled the public's imagination. Here is a reading list of both fiction and non-fiction about narco trafficking that brings home the pain and bloodshed that has become part of life, for far too many.

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