Hispanic Heritage Month

Updated September 14, 2023
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The book of unknown Americans : a novel
Henraiquez, Cristina
"A triumph of storytelling. Henríquez pulls us into the lives of her characters with such mastery that we hang on to them just as fiercely as they hang on to one another and their dreams. This passionate, powerful novel will stay with you long after you've turned the final page." --Ben Fountain,...
The devil's highway : a true story
Urrea, Luis Alberto.
This important book from a Pulitzer Prize finalist follows the brutal journey a group of men take to cross the Mexican border: "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic). In...
For brown girls with sharp edges and tender hearts : a love letter to women of color
Mojica Rodri?guez, Prisca Dorcas
The founder of Latina Rebels' "electrifying debut" (LA Times) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to find success on their own terms   For generations, Brown girls have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism,...
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America
Gonzalez, Juan
The first new edition in ten years of this important study of Latinos in U.S. history, Harvest of Empire spans five centuries-from the first New World colonies to the first decade of the new millennium. Latinos are now the largest minority group in the United States, and their impact on American...
High-Risk Homosexual A Memoir
Gomez, Edgar.
The hurting kind : poems
Limo?n, Ada
An astonishing collection about interconnectedness--between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves--from National Book Critics Circle Award winner, National Book Award finalist and U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón. "I have always been too...
My broken language : a memoir
Hudes, Quiara Alegría
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....
Trejo : my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood
Trejo, Danny
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "If you're a fan like I am this is definitely the book for you." --Pete Davidson, actor, producer, and cast member on Saturday Night Live "Danny's incredible life story shows that even though we may fall down...
You sound like a white girl : the case for rejecting assimilation
Arce, Julissa
AN INDIE BESTSELLER Most Anticipated by ELLE * Bustle * Bloomberg * Kirkus * HipLatina * SheReads * BookPage * The Millions * The Mujerista * Ms....

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