Shards of Reality: Book Review of Eduardo Galeano’s BOOK OF EMBRACES, by Thomas Christensen. 21 Apr THE BOOK OF EMBRACES By Eduardo Galeano. Translated by Cedric Belfrage with Mark Schafer. Illustrated. pp. New York: W. W. Norton. Eduardo Galeano. ‘The Book of Embraces’. The Language of Art / 1. Chinolope sold papers and shined shoes in Havana. To escape poverty, he went to New.

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Review quote “In The Book of Embraces, Galeano goes out on the tightrope and then levitates in the air above it. 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 galeanno motion.


Because every single one of us has something to say to the others, something that deserves to be celebrated or forgiven by others. Some of the pieces are analytical and essayistic, as when Galeano notes that in Latin America today, “It doesn’t eduardo galeano the book of embraces anyone very much that politics be democratic so long as the economy gaoeano not. The Night Trilogy Elie Wiesel. A Little Life Hanya Yanagihara.

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

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