Charles Bowden is the critically acclaimed author of many books including Murder City, Down by the River, A Shadow in the City, Blood Orchid, and Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing. He is a contributing writer for Mother Jones, and his work frequently appears Harper's magazine, GQ, the New York Times Book Review, Aperture, and many others. El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin (co-edited with Molly Molloy) is out in June 2011 from Nation Books. Bowden lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
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