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To establish: an embassy for the soul of the English-speaking world - its literature - in Mexico; an educational resource for Chilangos learning English and eager to explore the artistic reach of the language; a web-free, Kindle-less island of analog time in the digital sea; a community center for Commonwealth and American expatriates in the most exciting, vibrant and accessible city on Earth; an institution that will pay tribute to that city's magnificence with the best our native culture has to offer.


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Celaya 25
Col. Hipódromo Condesa
Distrito Federal
MEXICO C.P. 06100

The UTVB Blog

Most Wanted

August 19, 2015

We are more generous than anyplace when it comes to trading in your books. (Every title differs in terms of availability, and desirability.) Here is our top ten most wanted somewhere near where those two axes meet:

1. ‘The Changing Light at Sandover’ by James Merrill

2. ’2666′ by Roberto Bolaño

3. ‘Collected Poems’ by Philip Larkin

4. ‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac

5. ’1984′ by George Orwell’

6. ‘White Teeth’ by Zadie Smith

7. ‘IQ84′ by Haruki Murakami

8. ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

9. ‘The Savage Detectives’ by Roberto Bolaño

10. ’10:04′ by Ben Lerner

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