"Infinite Country knocked me out with its elegant and lucid deconstruction of yearning, family, belonging, and sacrifice. This is a book that speaks into the present moment with an oracle's
devastating coolness and clarity."

—Lauren Groff, author of Matrix
and Fates and Furies

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About Patricia

Patricia Engel is the New York Times Bestselling and award-winning author of Infinite Country, The Veins of the Ocean,
It's Not Love, It's Just Paris, and Vida.

Her next book, The Faraway World, will be published in January 2023.

“[Engel is] a unique and necessary voice for the Americas..."

—San Francisco Chronicle

“To immerse oneself in Engel’s prose is to surrender to a seductive embrace, a hypnotic beauty that mingles submersion with
submission... "

—The New York Times

“It’s hard to conceive of a reader who wouldn’t find pleasure in Engel’s humour and intelligence.”

—The Economist

"[Engel is] a gifted storyteller whose writing shines even in the darkest corners..."

—Washington Post

“[An] arresting and vibrant new voice...Unforgettable.”

—Vanity Fair

“Engel has uncanny insight into the human condition."

—The New York Times


Las venas del océano fue publicada por Alfaguara en 2018 y Vida fue ganadora del Premio Biblioteca de Narrativa Colombiana 2017. Patricia fue la primera mujer y Vida el primer libro traducido en recibir este premio.

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Patricia's forthcoming short story collection, The Faraway World, is now available for pre-order from booksellers everywhere.