The Fat Man from La Paz edited by Rosario Santos

The Fat Man from La Paz edited by Rosario Santos

Title: The Fat Man from La Paz Author: Various, edited by Rosario Santos Genre: Various Latinxs: Bolivia About: The twenty stories collected in this volume offer not only a comprehensive look at the variety and invention of Bolivian literature, but also provide more information about the heart and soul of Bolivia than a warehouse full [...]

Norte by Edmundo Paz Soldán

Norte by Edmundo Paz Soldán

Title: Norte Author: Edmundo Paz Soldán Genre: Fiction Latinxs: Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico About: Three unconnected people travel north, each passing in isolation over one of the most troubled and controversial dividing lines in the world: the Mexico‒US border. But in a melee of language and blood, their stories and the stories of those they meet—of a [...]

Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre

Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre

Title: Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter Author: Carmen Aguirre Genre: Memoir Latinxs: Chilean Author, Various, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru About: Six-year-old Carmen Aguirre fled to Canada with her family following General Augusto Pinochet's violent 1973 coup in Chile. Five years later, when her mother and stepfather returned to South America as Chilean resistance members, Carmen [...]

Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina by Rosie Molinary

Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina by Rosie Molinary

Title: Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina  Author: Rosie Molinary Genre: Non-Fiction Latinxs: Various About: In Hijas Americanas, author Rosie Molinary sheds new light on what it means to grow up Latina. Drawing upon her own experiences, as well as interviews and surveys collected from more than 500 Latina women, Molinary provides a powerful [...]