Books The Informers by Juan Gabriel Vasquez and Anne McLean Hardcover, 351 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe InformersAuthorJuan Gabriel Vasquez and Anne McLean Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary When a biography he wrote about a family friend is scathingly reviewed by his own father, Gabriel Santoro investigates the source of his father's wrath, which is finally brought to light years later after his father's suspicious death. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Juan Gabriel Vasquez The Sound of Things Falling Reputations Lovers on All Saints' Day Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Informers The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books In Bogota, An Intricate Web Of Secrets, Betrayal October 5, 2009 Gabriel hasn't spoken to his father since the senior writer's review proclaiming his son's first book a failure. When impending heart surgery reunites the men, generational tensions surface along with WWII-era intrigue in Juan Gabriel Vasquez's inventive and intricately plotted The Informers.