More De La Pava On the Way

Sergio De La Pava’s self-published novel A Naked Singularity has been mighty popular around here, so a lot of you will be thrilled to hear that he’s got another one coming out. This one will be titled Personae, and it shouldn’t be too long before it’s available.

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Will this one be self-published as well? Have any publishers shown interest in this guy?

The first one was great- I can’t wait to read this one too! I wonder if it’ll have as great a surprise ending as A Naked Singularity did. I didn’t see it coming, and I loved it. Can’t wait!


The Surrender is Veronica Scott Esposito’s “collection of facts” concerning how she embraced her true gender.


Two long essays of 10,000 words each on sex in—and out of—literature . . .

The first essay dives in to Nicholson Baker’s “sex trilogy,” explaining just what Baker is up to here and why these books ultimately fail to be as sexy as Baker might wish.

From there the book moves on to the second essay, which explains just why Spaniard Javier Marías does right what Baker does wrong . . .


5 essays. 2 interviews.

All in all, over 25,000 words of Latin American literary goodness.

3 never-before-published essays, including “The Digression”—a 4,000-word piece on the most important digression in César Aira’s career.

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