WorldCat Identities

Villoro, Juan 1956-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 714 publications in 6 languages and 5,424 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Short stories, Mexican  History  Biography  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Interviewer, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ7298.32.I55, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Juan Villoro
El disparo de argón by Juan Villoro( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antonio Suàrez, discípulo imaginario del célebre oftalmólogo catalán Barraquer, funda en México un hospital de ojos. Suárez es un hombre dominado por los signos: ver tiene para él un sentido clínico y otro esotérico."--Cover
La casa pierde by Juan Villoro( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Spanish and French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protagonizadas por perdedores gloriosos y solitarios, que entienden el mundo a partir de códigos y éticas estrictamente personales, este libro ofrece insólitas visiones de la intrincada trama de causas y efectos que solemos llamar vida. Entre otros misterios, estos cuentos abordan a un boxeador que manda a la lona a sus adversarios a fuerza de resistencia, un hombre enamorado de la duplicada magia de unas gemelas, un apostador de hipódromo que finge fabulosas ganancias para financiar una amistad y un escritor cuya obra surgió de una pluma ajena.--Amazon.com
El testigo by Juan Villoro( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efter 24 års ophold i Europa, som lærer på et universitet, vender Julio Valdivieso tilbage til sit hjemland Mexico og den forfaldne familiegård. Han har planer om at arbejde på et værk om den mexikanske digter Ramón López Velarde
Materia dispuesta by Juan Villoro( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Mauricio Guardiola from 1957, the year of his birth and of the earthquake that demolished the Angel de la Independencia, to his adulthood, when he survives the 1985 earthquake that took the lives of thousands of Mexicans. "Materia dispuesta" is a novel that gives the reader a personal and intimate view of the challenge of coming of age in contemporary Mexico
Los culpables by Juan Villoro( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efectos personales by Juan Villoro( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llamadas de Ámsterdam by Juan Villoro( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La alcoba dormida by Juan Villoro( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrecife by Juan Villoro( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der var en tid, hvor turister rejste til stranden, for at holde en afslappet ferie. Men i denne tid for extrem turisme har de rejsende brug for nye udfordringer og Mario Müller, tidligere medlem af rockgruppen The Extraditables, opdager en visionær mulighed i Caribien: glæden ved frygt
Dios es redondo by Juan Villoro( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El atentado ; Los relámpagos de agosto by Jorge Ibargüengoitia( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro salvaje by Juan Villoro( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the thousands of books in the library of his bibliophile uncle, Juan finds The Wild Book, a rebellious book that resists being read and that guards a secret destined for the reader who is capable of trapping it
El profesor Zíper y la fabulosa guitarra eléctrica by Juan Villoro( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Zíper is the most popular teacher on campus, but the horrible scientist Cremallerus is extremely jealous of his colleague and will do anything to hurt him or his friends the rock band Nube Líquida
Hay vida en la tierra? by Juan Villoro( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noche navegable by Juan Villoro( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las golosinas secretas by Juan Villoro( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fito risks everything to rescue his beloved Rosita after a mean-spirited neighbor girl uses a magic lipstick to make Rosita disappear
Palmeras de la brisa rápida : un viaje a Yucatán by Juan Villoro( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist and writer Juan Villoro describes his travels in Yucatań, discussing the region's history and culture
De eso se trata : ensayos literarios by Juan Villoro( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiempo transcurrido : crónicas imaginarias by Juan Villoro( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

8.8 : el miedo en el espejo : una crónica del terremoto en Chile by Juan Villoro( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the 2010 Chilean earthquake with the 1985 Mexico City quake as the author experienced them and in the words of other survivors, and examines how other writers have described surviving real and fictional earthquakes
 
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El testigo
Alternative Names
Juan Villoro Mexican writer

Villoro, Juan

Вильоро, Хуан

خوان بيورو

Languages
Spanish (303)

German (10)

French (9)

Italian (4)

English (2)

Catalan (1)

Covers
La casa pierdeEl testigoMateria dispuestaEfectos personalesLlamadas de ÁmsterdamDios es redondoEl atentado ; Los relámpagos de agostoEl libro salvaje