Yo-Yo Boing!

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Giannina Braschi

Narrated By: Adriana Sananes

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: December 2012

Duration: 6 hours 9 minutes


"An 'in-your-face assertion' of the vitality of Latino culture in the U.S." - New York Daily News

"Exciting - as much a performance piece as a novel." - Harold Augenbraum, National Book Foundation

"A force to reckon with." - Ilan Stavans, The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry

"The best demonstration yet of Braschi's extraordinary virtuosity... It is also a very funny novel, a novel of argumentative conversations that cover food, movies, literature, art, the academy, sex, memory, and everyday life. It is a book that should be performed as well as read." - Jean Franco, Columbia University

"A rush of gloriously nuanced sentences that teeter between the grotesque and burlesque...the text transmutes poetry into novel, into screenplay, dialogue, and by extension to more and sometimes unidentified variants." - Doris Sommer, Harvard University

"It bristles with lively...literary conversation." - Kirkus Reviews

"It's what I call superb writing. It's as much a performance piece as it is a novel. I'd like to stage it." - Barney Rosset, The Evergreen Review

"A literary liberation." - Publishers Weekly


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