by Yuri Herrera
Traversing the lonely border territory between Mexico and the United States is Makina, a young woman who has learned to survive in a violent, macho world. Leaving behind her life in Mexico to search for her brother, she is smuggled into the US carrying a pair of secret messages—one from her mother and one from the Mexican underworld.
Attendees have the option to read in English and/or Spanish. Discussions may also be in English and Spanish. Attendees do not have to be bilingual. Copies of Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World (Spanish: Señales que precederán al fin del mundo) will be held at the 2nd floor Readers Services Desk one month before the discussion. Call to register at (847) 448-8620!