PACO IGNACIO TAIBO II, author of more than fifty books, is a distinguished historian and essayist. He is also renowned worldwide for his detective novels. His numerous literary honors include three Dashiell Hammett prizes, a Planeta prize for the best historical novel, and the Bancarella Prize for his biography of Che Guevara. DONALD NICHOLSON-SMITH has translated numerous works from the French and Spanish including Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle and Raoul Vaneigem's The Revolution of Everyday Life.
Beautifully realized memoir of the Oct. 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre . . . [Taibo] evokes relationships, passions and arguments lovingly. . . [His] memoir goes a long way toward setting the record straight. --Publishers Weekly