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Laura Esquivel

Mexico (b.1951)

Laura Esquivel is one of Mexico's most celebrated writers. She now divides her time between Mexico City and New York. Originally a screenwriter, she wrote the script for the award-winning film of her first book, Like Water for Chocolate.

Genres: Historical
Non fiction
Laura Esquivel recommends
Esperanza's Box of Saints (1999)
María Amparo Escandón
"With a smile on our face and a pang in our heart, we find renewed hope in Esperanza's quest."
Sea Monsters (2019)
Chloe Aridjis
"A searingly hypnotic work, a dazzling tale of enchantment and disenchantment."

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