The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Eduardo Galeano (Author), Cedric Belfrage (Translator) “In The Book of Embraces, Galeano goes out on the tightrope and then levitates in the air above it. About The Book of Embraces. Sandra Cisneros, in her introduction to the edition of Eduardo Galeano’s Days and Nights of Love and War, writes, “I believe .

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Galeano wants to say something like we dduardo each other, we need to wake up, we need to change, we need more love, we need embraces.

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The world reveals itself in a multiplicity of voices; what emerges is a brief for love, friendship, courage, perseverance galleano imagination. It’s a fantastic book.

Both are assemblages of bits and pieces, both feature whimsical illustrations, both combine elements of surrealism, personal reflections, and political commitment in The Book of embraces Cortazar appears in one tthe Helena’s dreams, embracing Galeano and her at once.

Memory of Fire I: Galeano’s writing is politically charged and poetically balanced to give more meaning, more thought, ounce per ounce, letter per letter, than most anything I’ve ever read. Johann Sebastian Bach Christoph Wolff.

About The Book of Embraces

He asked, with no information from my end, if I had ever read Eduardo Galeano. He knew I had lived in Uruguay, and went on to mention that Galeano was a Uruguayan writer of creative nonfiction.

Eduardo Galeano has become a sort of mentor for me. And not because it falls in love. The Book of Embraces Eduardo Dduardo. And it all comes back to that first book I read.


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Recalling his early days as both a journalist and a caricaturist in Montevideo, Uruguay, the texts in The Book of embraces are accompanied by his own fanciful and surrealistic collages and drawings. This man has, in some ways, changed my life. Eduarvo Prosperity Paul Krugman. David Lazar, my dissertation advisor and an exceptional professor of nonfiction creative writing.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In “The Book of Embraces”, he employs parable and paradox, anecdote and dream, and fragments of autobiography to construct a passionate, ironic and joyful world view. Looking for beautiful books? Description Eduardo Galeano’s is considered a passionate literary boom. Galeano also wrote “Memory of Fire”.

The Book of Embraces

It is a less epic and more intimate work, slighter perhaps, but more personal and revealing, a stroboscopic vision that emerges from a series of quick glimpses at a life in motion. It teaches us to divorce soul from body and mind from heart.

Click on the book covers below and you’ll be taken to Amazon. Other books in this series. Blood, Bread, and Poetry Adrienne Rich. Without embarrassment, Galeano can write such lines as “I write for those who cannot read me: Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Cortazar’s work has more moments of genuine and sustained narrative inspiration, but readers daunted by his highly allusive style will find Galeano’s book more accessible.

About The Book of Embraces Sandra Cisneros, taleano her introduction to the edition of Eduardo Galeano’s Days and Nights of Love and War, writes, “I believe galeno certain people, events, and books come to you when they must, at their precise moment in history. His words are powerful evocations. What’s important is that you actually buy some of Galeano’s books. The Book of Embraces. Note that the books below are in chronological order by date of publication except for The Book of Embracesand represent only those works currently in print in English.


From the moment we enter school or church, education chops us into pieces: The Book of Embraces is a mosaic, or Deigo Rivera mural in words.

Like white light broken into a spectrum of colors by a prism, Eduardo Galeano’s The Book of Embraces presents an experience that is at once fragmented and integrated. The result is what Galeano’s fellow writer from across the River Plate, Argentinean Julio Cortazar, once termed a “collage book.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Memory of Fire III: Days and Nights of Love and War Galeano records the lives and struggles of the Latin American people under two decades of unimaginable violence and extreme repression.

The comb shed dreams replete with all their characters: Telling the Truth about History Joyce Appleby. The Best Books of The Book of Embraces Parable, paradox, anecdote, dream, and autobiography blend into Galeno’s exuberant world view and affirmation of human possibility.

Walking Words In this retelling of Latin American folklore, Galeano depicts the various and delicious ironies of life at the end of this century. The Book of Embraces is a quick deep cutting healing sweet shouting whispering assaulting bothering comforting book.