Marjorie Agosín, editor: The House of Memory: Stories by Jewish Women Writers of Latin America

(Short Stories, 272 pp. 1999)

These 22 selections from Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, and Costa Rica, paint a rich picture of Jewish women’s experiences in diverse settings.  The protagonists often struggle to maintain ties with their Jewish heritage while trying to become part of a New World society suffused with Catholicism.

  • Biography of Marjorie Agosin
  • Reviews (Library Journal and Kirkus)
  • Video: Presentation about Poetry, University of Massachusetts 2011 (21 min.)