Latin-X Literature

Hades, Argentina: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593188644
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 12th, 2021


“A debut novel as impressive as they come. Tough, wily, dreamlike.” Seattle Times

A decade after fleeing for his life, a man is pulled back to Argentina by an undying love.

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed: Stories Cover Image
By Mariana Enriquez, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780593134078
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Published: Hogarth - January 12th, 2021

SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE • “The lauded Argentine author of What We Lost in the Fire returns with enthralling stories conjured from literary sorcery” (O: The Oprah Magazine), in the tradition of Shirley Jackson and Jorge Luis Borges.

Clap When You Land Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062882769
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.

Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595589170
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Published: New Press - August 25th, 2020

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR

A timely and groundbreaking argument that all Americans must grapple with Latinos' dynamic racial identity--because it impacts everything we think we know about race in America

The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.

Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982128654
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Published: Atria Books - September 15th, 2020

NPR’s Best Books of 2020
BookPage’s Best Books of 2020
Real Simple’s Best Books of 2020 readers voted one of Best Books of 2020

“Anyone striving to understand and improve this country should read her story.” —Gloria Steinem, author of My Life on the Road

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524700515
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. 

Bodega Dreams Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375705892
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Published: Vintage - March 14th, 2000

In this "thriller with literary merit" (Time Out New York), a stunning narrative combines the gritty rhythms of Junot Diaz with the noir genius of Walter Mosley.

American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501180927
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Published: Gallery Books - September 3rd, 2019


From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first-person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures.

America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland

Body of Render Cover Image
ISBN: 9781597099752
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 21st, 2020

Body of Render explores the internal and external impacts on our humanity when political, national, and societal decisions strip away our basic human rights. What does it mean to be an underrepresented individual in a country where the most powerful seat in the land unashamedly perpetuates racist, misogynistic, homophobic, and classist behaviors?

The Cuban Comedy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944700874
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Published: Unnamed Press - July 9th, 2019

A literary triumph. --NBC News
A love story steeped in political satire, poetry, and the lightest touches of magical realism, Medina has created a bold, funny narrative with an uncanny heroine at its core: Elena of Piedra Negra, Cuba.

The Spirit of Science Fiction: A Novel Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780735222854
Published: Penguin Press - February 5th, 2019

From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City

Little Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525541363
Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020



"Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic." --New York Times

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York TimesO, The Oprah Magazine, NPR, Vulture, Bustle, Refinery29, and Thrillist

Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics (Latinx Pop Culture) Cover Image
By Frederick Luis Aldama, John Jennings (Foreword by), Javier Hernandez (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780816537082
Published: University of Arizona Press - October 10th, 2017

Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award Winner for Best Scholarly/Academic Work

Whether good or evil, beautiful or ugly, smart or downright silly, able-bodied or differently abled, gay or straight, male or female, young or old, Latinx superheroes in mainstream comic book stories are few and far between.

My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250299437
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Published: Picador - September 3rd, 2019

From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American—an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness

Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump, and the White Nationalist Agenda Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062986719
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Published: William Morrow - August 11th, 2020

“A vital book for understanding the still-unfolding nightmare of nationalism and racism in the 21st century.” –Francisco Cantu, author of The Line Becomes a River

Sanctuary Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984815712
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Co-founder of the Women's March makes her YA debut in a near future dystopian where a young girl and her brother must escape a xenophobic government to find sanctuary.

Against Amazon: And Other Essays (Biblioasis International Translation #30) Cover Image
By Jorge Carrión, Peter Bush (Translator)
ISBN: 9781771963039
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Published: Biblioasis - November 17th, 2020


One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060883287
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 21st, 2006

"One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race. . . . Mr.

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ISBN: 9781936932825
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Published: Feminist Press - May 5th, 2020

This Ecuadorian short story collection explores domestic horrors and everyday violence, a grotesque, unflinching portrait of twenty-first-century Latin America (Publishers Weekly).

The Houseguest: And Other Stories Cover Image
By Amparo Dávila, Matthew Gleeson (Translated by), Audrey Harris (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780811228213
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Published: New Directions - November 27th, 2018

The first collection in English of an endlessly surprising, master storyteller