Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Our Suggested Reading List

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Of all the commemorative months and days on the calendar, Hispanic Heritage Month always holds a special place for us at The Writer’s Garret. We love the way this month serves as a rich reflection of North Texas’ strong Hispanic culture. We also love that The Wild Detectives and Deep Vellum Books, two independent bookstores who champion making books in translation accessible year-round, get a special opportunity to spotlight the rich variety of Spanish-language books they make available for North Texas. This month, we are excited to present a reading list as diverse and colorful as their countries of origin.

José Emilio Pacheco - Battles in the Desert and Other Stories Oscar Hijuelos - The Mambo Kings Plays Songs of Love Valeria Luiselli Faces in the Crowd
Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler Clarice Lispector - Selected Cronicas Sesshu Foster Atomik Aztek
Jimmy Santiago Baca Black Mesa Poems Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo Julia Alvarez, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Sandra Cisneros The House on Mango Street