Alberto Toscano is a lecturer in sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of The Theatre of Production and Fanaticism , translator of Alain Badiouï¿½s The Century and Logics of Worlds and co-editor of Alain Badiouï¿½s Theoretical Writings and On Beckett . He has published numerous articles on contemporary philosophy, politics and social theory, and is an editor of Historical Materialism .Rigoberta Menchï¿½ received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 for her efforts to end the oppression of indigenous peoples in Guatemala.
Dante Liano is an eminent Guatemalan writer and National Literature Award laureate. He currently lives in Milan, where he teaches Latin American literature. He is the author of The Man from Montserrat, The San Andres Mystery and co-authored of The Girl from Chimel .