Francisco Goldman

Francisco Goldman is the author of four novels: THE LONG NIGHT OF WHITE CHICKENS, winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award; THE ORDINARY SEAMAN; THE DIVINE HUSBAND; and SAY HER NAME, winner of the Prix Femina and a Best Book of the Year in The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, Boston Globe, New York, The Guardian and The Independent, among others. His nonfiction book, THE ART OF POLITICAL MURDER, was shortlisted for the Warwick Prize and won the Index on Censorship TR Fyvel Freedom of Expression Book Award.He lives in Brooklyn and Mexico City, and directs the PremioAura Estrada.


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Francisco Goldman

Books by Francisco Goldman

by Francisco Goldman - Nonfiction, Personal Growth, Travel

THE INTERIOR CIRCUIT is Goldman’s story of his emergence from grief five years after his wife’s death, symbolized by his attempt to overcome his fear of driving in the city. Embracing the DF (Mexico City) as his home, Goldman explores and celebrates the city, which stands defiantly apart from so many of the social ills and violence wracking Mexico.

by Francisco Goldman - Fiction

In a novel that possesses the immediacy and power of a memoir, Francisco Goldman recounts the story of his passionate, if improbable, love affair with a woman two decades his junior and of the nearly insurmountable grief that stalked him after its tragic conclusion.