The Noonday Press, 1987
This ground-breaking collection analyzes the evolution of modern Latin American fiction and provides critical assessments of its best-known writers.
The book focuses mainly on developments since the late 1950s, the so-called
boom period, emphasizing works available in translation. The books discusses the work of writers from Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Paraguay. There are interviews with Carlos Fuentes, Isabel Allende among others.