Ariel Dorfman has been hailed as one of the greatest living Latin American novelists. A Chilean expatriate, Dorfman has spent his life exploring the reality and dreams of the many Americas. His works, translated into more than 30 languages, include the acclaimed memoir Heading South, Looking North (1998) and the novels Widows (1981), Konfidenz (1994), and Blake’s Therapy (2001). His works of nonfiction include Exorcising Terror: The Incredible Unending Trial of General Augusto Pinochet (2002). Dorfman’s plays have been performed in more than 100 countries, and his Death and the Maiden (1991) was made into a film by Roman Polanski. The recipient of many international awards, Dorfman contributes to major newspapers worldwide. He is a distinguished professor at Duke University and lives with his wife, Angélica, in Durham, North Carolina.
Afterimages of a Dark Past in Ariel Dorfman’s “Darwin’s Ghosts”
Ariel Dorfman returns to fiction with a fact-based story that puts the reader on guard immediately....