Reading List

If I could change one thing about my approach in moving to Latin America, I would read as much as possible about Peru. I recommend any aspiring expat read at least one under the Latin America category (except “Open Veins”) and four from your destination country.

Latin America

The Penguin History of Latin America

Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America

Open Veins of Latin America

Why Nations Fail


The Conquest of the Incas

The Last Days of the Incas

The Peru Reader – Duke University Press

Peruvian Traditions

How Difficult it is to be God

Conversation in the Cathedral

Red April

A World for Julius

A Fish in the Water


One Hundred Years of Solitude

Law of the Jungle


Killing Pablo

Love in the Time of Cholera

Mad Outta Me Head

Smuggler’s Diary


The War of the End of the World (Brazil)

Feast of the Goat (Dominican Republic)

The House of the Spirits (Chile)

A Wicked War (Mexico)