David Toscana (1961- )
- Born in 1961; currently resides in his hometown, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in northern
- A relatively new writer, but hailed by various critics as heir to the magic realism and
postmodern circuitousness of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and/or Carlos Fuentes.
- Tula Station, his second novel, has been translated itno German, Greek, and
Arabic, as well as English.
- Participated in the International Writer's Workshop, University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Novels (* indicates availability in English translation)
Las bicicletas, 1992
*Estación Tula, 1995. Tr. as Tula Station by Patricia J. Duncan, 2000.
Historias del Lontananza, 1997.
Santa Maria del Circo, tr. as Our Lady of the Circus, Patricia J.
Critical Sources and Reviews
- Biographical and critical information in Contemporary Authors. Gale
Literary Database (Contemporary Authors Online) can be accessed online through a
subscribing library at www.galenet.com.
- Some reviews of Tula Station:
- New York Times, February 6, 2000 ("Novel First, Plot Later" by
Patrick Markee, available in the New York Times
Books Archive), p. 17
Francisco Chronicle, February 13, 2000 ("Unraveling a Life Through
Writing" by Oscar C, Villalon)
- Booklist, Margaret Fklanagan, February 15, 2000, p. 1085
- Library Journal, Mary Margaret Benson, March 5, 1993, p. 189
- Publishers Weekly, December 13, 1999, p. 66
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