Books by Claribel Alegria and Complete Book Reviews

Claribel Alegria, Author, Alegria, Author, Darwin Flakoll, Translator University of Pittsburgh Press $14 (112p) ISBN 978-0-8229-5409-5
The noted author of Flowers from the Volcano speaks of political realities with an impassioned objectivity in these poems about Central America, which confront the loss of lives as well as the slow extinction of spirit, of a culture's mythology,...
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Claribel Alegria, Author, Claribel Alegrc-A, Author, Claribel Alegra, Author Curbstone Press $10.95 (143p) ISBN 978-1-880684-10-8
El Salvadoran native Alegria, the leading poetic spokesperson in support of the Sandinistas, currently lives in Nicaragua. Distanced from her anguished homeland, she attempts in her poetry to develop gentle themes. Thus this bilingual volume...
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Claribel Alegria, Author, Claribel Alegrc-A, Author, Claribel Alegra, Author Curbstone Press $13.95 (162p) ISBN 978-1-880684-26-9
If truth is stranger than fiction, historical fact can be just as fascinating, as Alegria and Flakoll prove here. Originally published in Nicaragua and Venezuela, this fast-paced account of the pursuit of the elusive Anastasio Somoza Debayle by his...
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Claribel Alegria, Author, Claribel Alegrc-A, Author, Claribel Alegra, Author Curbstone Press $10.95 (70p) ISBN 978-1-880684-36-8
Alegria's TV appearance on Bill Moyers's Language of Life program made her better known in this country, but the Nicaraguan-born poet has been writing passionate, luminous poetry for nearly 50 years. While her work has documented political injustice
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Claribel Alegria, Author, Claribel Alegrc-A, Author, Darwin J. Flakoll, Author Curbstone Press $9.95 (174p) ISBN 978-0-915306-83-1
In a novel that blends politics, history and romance with unfailing gentleness, unforeseeable, explosive events determine the actions of the characters but never interrupt the work's lyrical structure. Carmen Rojas, the heroine, was a child when, in
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Claribel Alegria, Author, Stefan Sayers Neilson, Author, Claribel Alegrc-A, Author Curbstone Press $13.95 (114p) ISBN 978-1-880684-98-6
A cornerstone of Bill Moyers's PBS poetry special, El Salvador poet Claribel Alegria has spent several semesters in the U.S. as a visiting writer, and now offers The Soltando Amarras/ Casting Off, a new collection of poems in Spanish, with en-face
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