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When we dead awaken

Has the first great novel of the 21st century just arrived from South America? Roberto Bolaño's last novel is something quite unexpected—a critically garlanded epic of conspicuous virtuosity that's funny, filthy, sometimes boring and obsessed with violent death
Tom Chatfield  

Peru’s Asian populist

Alberto Fujimori, Peru's president of Japanese origin, is set to become one of Latin America's longest surviving political leaders. Janet Bush surveys the strategy of a man who strives to combine democracy with autocracy, and free market reforms with Asian-style…
Janet Bush