cover image Four Hands

Four Hands

Paco Ignacio Taibo, II. Picador USA, $13 (384pp) ISBN 978-0-312-13079-4

Two journalists-one Mexican, the other American-each tell the story of a plot to vilify the Nicaraguan Sandinistas in this complex tale that weaves together real and fictional characters including Pancho Villa, Stan Laurel and Harry Houdini. (July)