Agosin, Marjorie. Scraps of Life: Chilean Arpilleras, Toronto, Williams-Wallace Publishers, 1987.
During the Pinochet regime, a group of 600 women whose husbands were killed or imprisoned used the traditional art of tapestry making to voice their protest and bring attention to their struggle. Their tapestries, or arpilleras, are internationally recognized. The book tells the stories of the Chilean arpilleristas and offers a female perspective on Chile.

 García Márquez, Gabriel. Clandestine in Chile, the Adventures of Miguel Littín, New York, Henry Holt Company, 1987. 
This book describes the efforts of the famous Chilean director Miguel Littín to shoot a film in Chile during the military regime. It offers a unique glimpse of Chilean society under military rule. The author received a Nobel Prize for Literature. 

Sepulveda, Luis. Full Circle: A South American Journey, Lonely Planet Books, 1996.
Part autobiography, part travel narrative, by expatriate Chilean writer Sepulveda. Other books by Sepulveda avaiable in English include a mystery novel set in Chile called The Name of the Bullfighter (1996) and The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (1992). 

Winter, Jane Kohen. Cultures of the World: Chile, New York, Marshall Cavendish, 1994.
This text is perhaps the most comprehensive children's book about Chile available in English. It introduces the reader to the history, geography, culture and lifestyles of Chile. 

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