Books The Mongolian Conspiracy by Rafael Bernal Paperback, 219 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $14.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Mongolian ConspiracyAuthorRafael Bernal Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Ex-revolutionary Filiberto García is recruited to investigate rumors of an assassination plot. Translated by Katherine Silver. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Mongolian Conspiracy Three Books... In Search Of Identity: Three Of 2013's Best Translated Novels December 22, 2013 Juan Vidal recommends three Latin American masterpieces that were translated this year: a boundary-pushing novella, a noir tale of an assassination plot and a complex exploration of identity and history. There are no noble heroes in these pages — instead, they feature hapless, struggling souls in search of meaning.