Julia Alvarez

Saving the World

By Julia Alvarez - Published 2006



  This book is composed of several layers, like a torte. In present-day America we have Alma, turning fifty, depressed and lost; we ...Read Review

In the Name of Salome

By Julia Alvarez - Published 2000


Biographical FictionLiterary

Alvarez alternates between the story of Salome Urena, a poet in the politically turbulent Dominican Republic of the nineteenth century and that of ...Read Review