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Sidewalks
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Grantland Book of the YearVol. 1 Brooklyn, A Year of Favorites, Jason DiamondBook Riot, 2014's Must-Read Books from Indie Presses"Valeria Luiselli is a writer of formidable talent, destined to be an important voice in Latin American letters. Her vision and language are precise, and the power of her intellect is in evidence on every page."—Daniel Alarcón"I'm completely captivated by the beauty of the paragraphs, the elegance of the prose, the joy in the written word, and the literary sense of this author."—Enrique Vilas-MatasValeria Luiselli is an evening cyclist; a literary tourist in Venice, searching for Joseph Brodsky's tomb; an excavator of her own artifacts, unpacking from a move. In essays that are as companionable as they are ambitious, she uses the city to exercise a roving, meandering intelligence, seeking out the questions embedded in our human landscapes.Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983 and grew up in South Africa. Her novel and essays have been translated into many languages and her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Granta, and McSweeney's. Some of her recent projects include a ballet performed by the New York City Ballet in Lincoln Center; a pedestrian sound installation for the Serpentine Gallery in London; and a novella in installments for workers in a juice factory in Mexico. She lives in New York City.

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Introduction by Cees Nooteboom
Joseph Brodsky's Room and a Half
Flying Home
Manifesto a velo
Alternative Routes
Cement
Stuttering Cities
Relingos: The Cartography of Empty Spaces
Return Ticket
Other Rooms
Permanent Residence