ABRAZOS is a publishing house with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Córdoba, Argentina; since 1999 it has been publishing books about Tango and Argentina literature in English, German, Italian, French, and Spanish. In addition, its founder, Daniel Canuti, teaches, gives exhibitions, and lectures on Tango.


  • Tango Queer Buenos Aires

    16.00

    Writer: Mariana Docampo

    130 pages

    All dance spaces (with their traditions, their physical requirements, their gendered performances) can be thought of as political devices for the body and its practices. They are cultural zones where possible forms of life are rehearsed—often in an unconscious way. They set in motion new probable and improbable relationships among bodies.

Latest Books

  • I wanted to dance

    15.00

    I wanted to dance. Carlos Gavito: Life, passion and tango

    Writer: Ricardo Plazaola

    120 pages with 35 photos. CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life circling the globe.

  • Tango Passion and the Rules of the Game

    16.00

    Writer: Margareta Westergård

    210 pages.

    In this book, the strict rules, códigos, and behavioural patterns at the traditional milongas (dance halls) of Buenos Aires are described. They constitute a frame around the tango, which in its unique embrace, el abrazo, is danced here with more devotion and passion than in any other tango environment in the world.

  • TANGO Vol. 1

    25.00

    TANGO. The Structure of the Dance 1. The key to its secrets revealed.

    Writer: Mauricio Castro

    130 pages with illustrations.

    Mauricio Castro´s book offers a new system to help tha dancer creatively develop his/her tango using solidly established technical foundations.

  • New Glossary of Tango Dance

    20.00

    New Glossary of Tango Dance. Key Tango Argentino dance terms.

    Writter: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá

    100 pages with photos.

    The New Glossary of Tango Dance comes is the result of a 10 year long thoughtful research. Its first edition, published in 2004 was an outstanding success. It´s demand all over the world made it be re-printed several times.

  • Tango Awareness

    27.00

    Writer: Mauricio Castro

    128 pages.

    Learning to dance tango. Looking and feeling great is only the beginning. Find out how some dancers learn faster and better than others. Understanding the solid principals of Tango Awareness will make your mind drift away into the comfort zone. Being yourself while you learn is easy.