Cristina Henríquez

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THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS

“Vivid…. Striking…. A ringing paean … to the love between man and wife, parent and child, outsider and newcomer, pilgrims and promised land.”

– Washington Post

“A triumph of storytelling.”

– Ben Fountain, author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

“Gripping, memorable…. A novel that can both make you think and break your heart.”

– San Francisco Chronicle

“A remarkable novel that every American should read.”

– Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Distinctively compassionate and original…. Extraordinary.”

– Heidi Julavits, author of The Vanishers


News

July 21, 2017

Read an interview with Cristina about her new short story in the July 24, 2017 issue of the New Yorker.

Cristina published a new short story in the July 24, 2017 issue of the New Yorker.

March 26, 2016

The Book of Unknown Americans is out in Italy from publisher NN Editore.

February 26, 2016

The Book of Unknown Americans is on this list of 43 Books That Actually Changed People’s Lives.

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Recent Press

July 21, 2017 

Read an interview with Cristina about her new short story in the July 24, 2017 issue of the New Yorker.

January 20, 2015 

Paul A. Reyes from NBC News talks to Cristina about The Book of Unknown Americans.

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