The wonderful poet Tess Taylor and I had a conversation about “Then Come Back,” a collection of recently-discovered unpublished poems by Pablo Neruda. It is up now at the Barnes & Noble […]
My great-grandfather, Simeon Leland, was an economist and an amateur photographer. He made some kind of official trip to Latin America in 1950, and he and I have been to some of […]
A blurry picture of a “Nuts 5 Nuts” stand on the streets of Santiago. Chile is widely considered to be one of the most “Americanized” countries in Latin America, and […]
Sunset in Valparaíso.
At Pablo Neruda’s home in Santiago, La Chascona. He collected objects on his trips around the world (and brought back to Santiago in his diplomatic pouch, tax free). He had these giant […]
Downtown, the old reflected in the new.