Literature

Hecho en Tejas

An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
Edited by Dagoberto Gilb

Gilb has created more than a literary anthology--this is a mosaic of the cultural and historical stories of Texas Mexican writers, musicians, and artists.

Sor Juana's Second Dream

A Novel
By Alicia Gaspar de Alba

This historically accurate and beautifully written novel explores the secret inclinations, subjective desires, and political struggles of the 17th-century Mexican nun and poet.

Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer

A Critical Biography
By Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez

The work of one of the earliest Mexican American women writers who focused on life lived between two cultures and nations is the subject of this new literary study.

D. H. Lawrence in New Mexico

"The Time is Different There"
By Arthur J. Bachrach
Photographs by Charlotte Page

Recollections of Lawrence's life and friends in 1920s Taos.

Hoyt Street

An Autobiography
By Mary Helen Ponce

This story of a Mexican American childhood in the barrios of Southern California will touch your heart and make you laugh out loud.

The Sorrow of Archaeology

A Novel
By Russell Martin

Employing archaeology as both subject and metaphor, this is a provocative and always lyrical book whose characters grapple with the deepest human questions.

The Portable Potts

By Charles Potts

A broad selection of the edgy, irreverent, and innovative writing of a true radical visionary.

Subjects: Literature

Lilus Kikus and Other Stories by Elena Poniatowska

By Elena Poniatowska
Translated by Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez

The first English edition of the work of one of Mexico's most admired women writers.

Historia de la Nueva Mexico, 1610

A Critical and Annotated Spanish/English Edition
By Gaspar Villagrá
Edited and Translated by Miguel EnciniasAlfred RodriguezJoseph P. Sánchez

Villagra's epic poem of Oñate's entry into New Mexico in 1598 is available again in this beautiful bilingual edition.

Ol' Max Evans

The First Thousand Years
By Slim Randles

In this biography of Max Evans, learn why Charles Champlin, Entertainment Arts editor emeritus, Los Angeles Times said, "Max Evans is one of these guys you can take anywhere . . . and still be ashamed of him."

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