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Argentina

Non-Fiction

The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics, is a collection of e ssays, interviews, and commentary all documenting accounts of different aspects of Argentina.

The History of Argentina, by Daniel K. Lewis, covers the country's history from the pre-Columbian era up to the crisis of 2001.

Che Guevara: His Revolutionary Legacy, by Olivier Besancenot and Michael Lowy, is about the famous Marxist Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Maradona: The Autobiography of Soccer's Greatest and Most Controversial Star by Diego Armando Maradona - pretty self-explanatory. Essential reading for anyone intrigued by Maradona's outspoken persona and the obsession with football that preoccupies the country in general.

Fiction

Labyrinths, by Jorge Luis Borges, is a collection of short stories and essays by the undisputed master of Argentine letters.

Martin Fierro, the gaucho epic by José Hernández, is considered the national poem of Argen…