American Enterprise Institute (USA)
Confessions of a Liberal, Acceptance speech, Irving Kristol Award, March 2005
Center for Independent Studies (Australia)
Questions of Conquest and Culture, Occasional papers, John Bonython Lecture, September 1993
“Why Does Latin America Fail?“, Cato Policy Report, January/February 2003
An article on the lack of classical liberal reforms in Latin America and the political and cultural environment of the region.
“Global Village or Global Pillage“, Reason Magazine, July 2001
An article on liberalism and the foundations of political and economic free societies.
“The Children of Columbus“, Reason Magazine, January 1995
An article written by Vargas Llosa on the effects and consequences of Columbus’s discovery of America on culture and Latin American history, “mestizaje” and liberty.
“Literature and Freedom“, Center for Independent Studies, Occasional papers, February 1994
In this CIS Occasional Paper, Mario Vargas Llosa highlights the mutually beneficial relationship between literature and freedom. Where freedom does not exist, censorship and self-censorship stifle creativity, literature tends to become conformist and predictable.