Where the Bird Sings Best by Alejandro Jodorowsky
Alejandro Jodorowsky is known for many things: film, his obsession with Dune, and his connection with Jewish Latin-American history, to name a few. This new English translation is part-memoir and part fantasy, and it completely captures Firestone-Teeter’s attention.
“I love weird, strange kind of experimental fiction. That’s just something I’ve always been drawn towards,” she said, adding that the novel “plays a lot with magical realism, and it’s very epic. It spans many generations.”
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