Wikipedia Entry for the Country of Chile http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile This entry gives sociological and historical background on the nation of Chile. Obituary for Augusto Pinochet http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/11/world/americas/11pinochet.html This obituary from 2006 gives a thorough look at Pinochet's life and reign of terror in Chile. The Great Bolano http://www.nybooks.com/articles/20395 This article from the New York Review of Books gives a retrospective on the life and work of Roberto Bolano, giving critical perspective on much of his writing. Wikipedia Entry for Roberto Bolano http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberto_Bolaño This entry gives a brief overview of Bolano's biography and work. Biography of Pablo Neruda http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1971/neruda-bio.html This biography, from the Nobel Prize organization, gives an overview of the life of one of South America's greatest poets. Selected Poems of Pablo Neruda http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=2-8YNnSfZ98C&dq=neruda&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=iZOiu8L3O1&sig=CXb5vmKUmGfk6MW0ovvwBwpLi4k This is a selection of Pablo Neruda's poetry. Salvadore Allende http://historicaltextarchive.com/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=671 An historical overview of the rise and fall of Chilean socialist leader Salvador Allende.