Latin-X Literature

My Broken Language: A Memoir By Quiara Alegría Hudes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399590061
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Published: One World - January 11th, 2022

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • The Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and co-writer of In the Heights tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse.


Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel By Xochitl Gonzalez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250786173
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 4th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARD FINALISTA blazing talent debuts with the tale of a status-driven wedding planner grappling with her social ambitions, absent mother, and Puerto Rican roots—all in the wake of Hurricane Maria


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

VCU CABELL FIRST NOVELIST AWARD FINALIST

CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE LONGLIST

“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 By Mariana Enriquez, Megan McDowell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Mariana Enriquez, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780593134078
Published: Hogarth - January 12th, 2021

“The beautiful, horrible world of Mariana Enriquez, as glimpsed in The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, with its disturbed adolescents, ghosts, decaying ghouls, the sad and angry homeless of modern Argentina, is the most exciting discovery I’ve made in fiction for some time.”—Kazuo Ishiguro, The Guardian


Clap When You Land By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
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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 By Laura E. Gómez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595589170
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Published: New Press - August 25th, 2020

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR


An NPR Best Book of the Year, exploring the impact of Latinos' new collective racial identity on the way Americans understand race, with a new afterword by the author


The Undocumented Americans By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Cover Image
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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 By Maria Hinojosa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982128654
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
Boston.com 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 By Erika L. Sánchez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524700515
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “stunning” (America Ferrera) YA novel about a teenager coming to terms with losing her sister and finding herself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home.

“Alive and crackling—a gritty tale wrapped in a page-turner. ”—The New York Times


Bodega Dreams By Ernesto Quiñonez Cover Image
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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 By America Ferrera Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501180927
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Published: Gallery Books - September 3rd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 By Felicia Zamora Cover Image
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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 Spirit of Science Fiction: A Novel By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780735222854
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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 By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780525541363
Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"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) By Frederick Luis Aldama, John Jennings (Foreword by), Javier Hernandez (Afterword by) 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 By Jennine Capó Crucet Cover Image
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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


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

A NEW YORK TIMES NEW & NOTEWORTHY BOOK


One Hundred Years of Solitude By Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cover Image
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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.


Cockfight By María Fernanda Ampuero, Frances Riddle (Translator) Cover Image
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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).


Cantoras By Carolina De Robertis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525563433
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2020

In defiance of the brutal military government that took power in Uruguay in the 1970s, and under which homosexuality is a dangerous transgression, five women miraculously find one another—and, together, an isolated cape that they claim as their own.


The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: A Novel By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982102548
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Published: Atria Books - September 7th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman, Isabel Allende, and Sarah Addison Allen, a family searches for the truth hidden in their past in this “expertly woven tale of family power, threaded with as much mystery as magic” (V.E. Schwab, #1 New York Times bestselling author).

The Montoyas are used to a life without explanations.


White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, & Writing (Juniper Prize for Creative Nonfiction) By Jennifer De Leon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625345677
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - March 26th, 2021

Sometime in her twenties, Jennifer De Leon asked herself, "What would you do if you just gave yourself permission?" While her parents had fled Guatemala over three decades earlier when the country was in the grips of genocide and civil war, she hadn't been back since she was a child.


The Spanish Daughter: A Gripping Historical Novel Perfect for Book Clubs By Lorena Hughes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496736246
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Published: Kensington - December 28th, 2021

“An engrossing, suspenseful family saga filled with unpredictable twists and turns.” —Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of Next Year in Havana


Where They Burn Books, They Also Burn People By Marcos Antonio Hernandez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781736806708
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Published: Algorithmic Global - March 11th, 2021

Two standalone books with alternating chapters-the way the combination is meant to be read. One pulled from the pages of history, the other imagining its implications for the present.

They're devoted to God. But will doing the Lord's work lead them into darkness?


The Town of Babylon: A Novel By Alejandro Varela Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781662601033
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Published: Astra House - March 22nd, 2022

A FINALIST FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

A PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY "BEST BOOK OF 2022"

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022 – BuzzFeed, LitHub, Electric Literature, LGBTQ Reads, Latinx in Publishing

*Recommended by The New York Times*


The Night By Rodrigo Blanco Calderon, Daniel Hahn (Translated by), Noel Hernández (Translated by) Cover Image
By Rodrigo Blanco Calderon, Daniel Hahn (Translated by), Noel Hernández (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781644210406
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Published: Seven Stories Press - March 1st, 2022

For readers who love Bolaño, a new voice of Latin American fiction, winner of the Mario Vargas Llosa Prize.


Abandon Me: Memoirs By Melissa Febos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632866585
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 6th, 2018

Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by:
Esquire, Refinery29, LitHub, BookRiot, Medium, Electric Literature, The Brooklyn Rail, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Largehearted Boy, The Coil and The Cut.

Winner of the Lambda Literary Jeanne Cordova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction