Catherine Rendón is a freelance translator and writer who lives in Savannah, Ga. In 2010 she wrote the introduction to Harry Moraless translation of Benedettis The Rest Is Jungle & Other Stories (published by Host Publications). She is currently working on educational materials for the Library of Congress's Hispanic Division.
Every couple of months a brown package would arrive at our home in Philadelphia filled with Mexican stamps and neatly tied up. It came from the Libreria Madero in Mexico City. I still remember their bookplate and distinct inscription even though the bookstore ceased to exist a long time ago.