Product DescriptionMexico City is one of the cultural capitals of Latin America, and one of the most vibrant urban spaces in the world. The reader of Mexico City is an anthology of “Cronicas” – short texts, hybrid part literary essay, part urban reportage – about life in the capital. This is not the “City of Palaces” of yesteryear, but the vibrant, chaotic, anarchic urban space of the 1980s and 1990s – the city of garbage mafias, necrophiliac artists, and kitschy millionaires. As visitors wander through the streets of the city, the reader is constantly surprised by the visions encountered in this mosaic of works – a textual space brimming with life and full of flâneurs, flirtatious students, Indian dancers. . . More>>

The Mexico City Reader

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