Farabeuf by Salvador Elizondo

Now available! A ’60s Mexican cult masterpiece, Farabeuf is an enigmatic vision of the French surgeon L.H. Farabeuf’s curious existence, from his morbidly erotic obsessions to his life as an inventor of grisly surgical instruments, an amateur photographer, and possibly even a spy in occupied Beijing during the Boxer Rebellion. See more >

Dead Stars by Álvaro Bisama


Bisama’s tragic novel explores how our choices, the people we know, the places we pass through, and the events of our lives exert an unsuspected influence long after their light has gone out and they have faded from our memory. See more >

The Portable Museum is Ox and Pigeon’s collection of literature in translation. With each issue, we seek to provide our readers with a sample of the best short stories from around the world, whether by up-and-coming talents, established authors, or writers who are long dead and forgotten, even in their native countries. Currently published twice yearly, with a view to making it quarterly in the future.

The Portable Museum, Issue 3

Issue 3 is the first in a two-part series highlighting some of Buenos Aires’s greatest literary talents, many of them appearing in English for the very first time. Authors include Fernanda García Lao, J.P. Zooey, Majo Moirón, Federico Levín, and Mariano Fiszman. See more >

The Portable Museum, Issue 2

Our second collection brings together five stories originally published in Spanish by authors from Europe and Latin America: Mario Levrero, Javier Sáez de Ibarra, Dany Salvatierra, Hebe Uhart, and Juan Villoro. See more >

The Portable Museum, Issue 1

Our initial offering brings together four stories originally published in Spanish by authors from Europe and Latin America: Álvaro Bisama, Fabio Morábito, Antonio Ortuño, and Enrique Vila-Matas. See more >