Juan Villoro’s journalistic and literary work has been recognized with such international prizes as the Herralde de Novela, Premio Xavier Villaurrutia, Rey de España, Ciudad de Barcelona, and Vázquez Montalbán de Periodismo Deportivo, and Antonin Artaud. He has been a professor of literature at UNAM, Yale, and la Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona. He is a columnist for the newspapers Reforma and El Periódico de Catalunya.
By Juan Villoro
Translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel
Illustrations by Eko
Over one million copies sold in the Spanish edition
From one of Mexico’s foremost authors comes a wondrous adventure story of a boy who goes to live with his kooky, book-obsessed uncle in a library where books have supernatural powers.
Hardcover List Price: $17.99 • ISBN: 9781632061478 • Publication: Nov 14, 2017 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 240 pages • Middle Grade Fiction—Books & Libraries • Ages: 10–14 • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632061485
by Juan Villoro
Translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
A brilliant, kaleidoscopic exploration of soccer—and the passion, hopes, rivalries, superstitions, and global solidarity it inspires—from Juan Villoro, “Mexico's top fútbol expert” (NBC News).
Paperback List Price: $16.99 • ISBN: 9781632060587 • Publication: 4/19/16 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 256 pages • Sports: Soccer / Essays / Mexican literature • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632060778
It’s Halloween next week. The neighborhoods are decorated with black cats, ghosts, and after dark everything is slightly more sinister. That spooky effect doesn’t end at suburban yards or city stoops, but it’s found its way inside and is terrorizing bookshelves, too. As proof, we’re sharing some of the spookiest parts from our first Young Adult novel, The Wild Book! And to share our Halloween spirit, we’re offering readers a special chance to win an advance copy of The Wild Book!
Now through the end of September, Restless Books will donate $5 for every book written by one of our Mexican or Puerto Rican authors that we sell on our website.