First Read—From “Camanchaca” by Diego Zúñiga

First Read—From “Camanchaca” by Diego Zúñiga

First Read—From “Camanchaca” by Diego Zúñiga

Diego Zúñiga’s Camanchaca, translated by Megan McDowell and out March 7 from Coffee House Press, follows a young man on a long, near-silent drive with his father across Chile’s Atacama Desert as he surveys the “worn-out puzzle” of his broken family.