September 15th kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month!
Just take a moment to consider the intricate tapestry of our modern culture. Woven throughout are countless threads of indispensable influences from Spain, Mexico, and South and Central America—from food and music to cultural celebrations and holiday traditions.
And books. So many glorious books.
We’re proud to highlight our own curated collection of literary contributions from the vibrant Latinx community in the United States. Below are just a few of our favorites; explore the complete collection on our website!
- Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – "A tender, honest exploration of identity and sexuality, and a passionate reminder that love—whether romantic or familial—should be open, free, and without shame." —Publishers Weekly. Don't miss the powerful sequel, Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World!
- The Last Cuentista – Winner of multiple “Best of” awards, this extraordinary novel by Donna Barba Higuera is a dystopian fantasy about one young girl who holds the secrets of a planet’s past.
- Mexican Gothic – Set in glamorous 1950s Mexico, this novel is "a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror" —Kirkus Reviews
- Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture – Ed Morales delivers a groundbreaking exploration of Latinx identity as it relates to American culture, society, and politics.
- I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter – From the author of Crying in the Bathroom comes this absorbing Young Adult novel about a teenager coming to terms with losing her sister navigating a tragedy and finding herself amid the pressures and expectations of growing up in a Mexican American home.
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