The Uncomfortable Dead (Paperback)

By Subcomandante Marcos, Paco Ignacio Taibo II

Akashic Books, 9781933354071, 268pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006

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The highly anticipated surreal noir collaboration between Mexico's greatest writer and its most feared revolutionary.

About the Author

Subcomandante Marcos is a spokesperson and strategist for the Zapatistas, an indigenous insurgency movement based in Mexico. He first joined the indigenous guerrilla group which was to become the Zapatistas in the early 1980s. Marcos is author of several books, including Story of the Colors, which won a Firecracker Alternative Book Award, and Our Word is Our Weapon. Taibo was born in Gijon, Spain and has lived in Mexico since 1958. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in many languages around the world, including a mystery series starring Mexican Private Investigator Hector Belascoaran Shayne. He is a professor of history at the Metropolitcan Unviersity of Mexico City.