Uruguay - Montevideo - Portrait of writer Eduardo Galeano in bar.
Reknown author Eduardo Galeano in a Montevideo café, Uruguay. (born September 3, 1940) is a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist. His most well known works are Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire, 1986) and Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) which have since been translated into twenty languages and transcend orthodox genres: combining fiction, journalism, political analysis, and history. The author himself has denied that he is a historian saying, "I'm a writer obsessed with remembering, with remembering the past of America above all and above all that of Latin America, intimate land condemned to amnesia."Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download