Quotidian Scenes From an Apocalypse: A Review of Yuri Herrera’s “Signs Preceding the End of the World”

Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera; translated by Lisa Dillman (And Other Stories; 114 p.) A title can do so much. If Yuri Herrera’s novel had been graced with one that was less imposing, it might have read in a more focused way: not as something ominous or terrifying, but as a stark narrative of both sides of the border between Mexico and the United States. Instead, there’s that title, and all that it implies. And […]

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