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Saturday, September 20, 2008

THE BIG READ: Sun, Stone, and Shallow
September 27, Memorial Park Library, 12:45 p.m.

In collaboration with El Paso Library’s Big Read program, Tumblewords Project will host a discussion of an anthology edited by Jorge Hernández, published in June of this year by Fondo de Cultura Economica USA. The collection presents twenty short stories by the finest Mexican authors born in the first half of the twentieth century, including Octavio Paz and Carlos Fuentes, and was created specifically for use in The Big Read. El Paso Library will be one of two libraries nationwide to present an event in Mexico as well as the US. Other writers included in the collection include are Salvador Elizondo, José Revueltas, Elena Garro, Francisco Rojas González. Martín Luis Guzmán. Edmundo Valadés, Sergio Pito, Inés Arredondo, Juan García Ponce, Juan de la Cabada, Efrén Hernández, Francisco Tario, Juan Rulfo, Rosario Castellanos, Alfonso Reyes, Juan José Arreola, José Emilio Pacheco, and Jorge Ibargüengoi.

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