A searing account of the struggle between the indigenous people of the Amazon and the hungry global industries of gold, wood and oil
Jospeh Zarate received the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Award in 2018 and
the Ortega y Gasset Prize in 2016. He has served as deputy editor
of the magazines Etiqueta Negra and Etiqueta Verde and was awarded
a 2018 Ochberg Fellowship by the Dart Center for Journalism and
Trauma of the School of Journalism at Columbia University in New
York. Wars of the Interior was named one of the best books of 2018
by the New York Times in Spanish, Forbes Mexico and
by Deutsche Welle.
Annie McDermott's translations from Spanish and Portuguese include Dead Girls by Selva Almada, Empty Words by Mario Levrero, Feebleminded by Ariana Harwicz (with Carolina Orloff) and City of Ulysses by Teolinda Gersao (with Jethro Soutar). She has previously lived in Mexico and Brazil, and is now based in London.