Héctor Tobar’s “Barbarian Nurseries” Is An LA Love Letter

Héctor Tobar’s “Barbarian Nurseries” Is An LA Love Letter

February 1, 2012

On a recent Sunday, an intimate gaggle of fans, friends, and family gathered at the Stadium Club in Dodger Stadium to hear Héctor Tobar read excerpts from his new novel, […]

Celebrating 40 Years Of “Bless Me Última”

January 16, 2012

Rudolfo Anaya’s celebrated work and seminal novel “Bless Me Última” just turned 40 this year. The book was first published  in 1972, and was groundbreaking in its portrayal of Latinos, and […]

Memoir About Learning To Live Beyond Stereotypes

October 20, 2011

Anna Maria Lopez De Leon’s first book, The Tortilla Children, is a powerfully evocative work that delves into her family’s history which spans centuries, continents, both old world  and new, […]

Puro Border: The Story Of La Frontera From Many Angles

October 17, 2011

By Wuicho Vargas Puro Border, edited by Bobby Byrd, John William Byrd and Luis Humberto Crosthwaite. This book is an excellent source of all types of literary material and the theme […]

Book Review: “High Pink,” Latino, Pocho, Gay And Human

June 28, 2011

The first thing that happens when you begin reading Franco Mondini-Ruiz’s book “High Pink: Texas-Mex Fairy Tales,” is that you lose yourself in the stories the artist and former attorney […]

Book Explores History Of Black Latinos In The U.S.

February 17, 2011

An interesting new book has been released just in time for Black History Month: The Afro-Latin@ Reader edited by Miriam Jiménez Román and Juan Flores. Here’s the book blurb from […]