Books about Mexico

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By Cabo Bob & Linton Robinson
Mexican Slang 101 is the ultimate guide to Spanish slang as spoken in Mexico. This slim, but pote...
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By James A. Michener
Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of hist...
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By Jim Johnston
Mexico City, as one of the largest metropoli on the planet, can overwhelm even the most adventuro...
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By Jo Tuckman
In 2000, Mexico’s long invincible Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) lost the presiden...
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By Michael Hogan
This is one of the best books available about life for both expat residents and natives in villag...
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By D.H. Lawrence
Much of D.H. Lawrence’s life was defined by his passion for travel and it was those wanderi...
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By Guadalupe Nettel
Siamese fighting fish, cockroaches, cats, a snake, and a strange fungus all serve here as mirrors...
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By Fernando del Paso
One of the acknowledged masterpieces of Mexican literature, Fernando del Paso’s News from t...
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By T.M. Spooner
Notes from Exile is an expat novel following three Americans and a Brit, a Falklands War vet. Alo...
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By Juan Rulfo
Swearing to his dying mother that he’ll find the father he has never met, a certain Pedro P...
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By Juan Pablo Villalobos
While his father preaches Hellenic virtues and practises the art of the insult, Orestes’ mother p...
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By John Scherber
What if you could reinvent yourself at any age? You don’t have to go back to school, and it...
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By Valeria Luiselli
Grantland Book of the Year Vol. 1 Brooklyn, A Year of Favorites, Jason Diamond Book Riot, 2014’s ...
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By Yuri Herrera
Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spani...
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By Elmer Mendoza
It’s just another day at the office for Detective Edgar “Lefty” Mendieta: aband...
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By Deborah Holtz, Juan Carlos Mena, René Redzepi
Tacopedia is an encyclopaedic tribute to the vibrancy of Mexican taco culture. Explore one of Mex...
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By Carmen Boullosa
An imaginative writer in the tradition of Juan Rulfo, Jorge Luis Borges, and Cesar Aira, Carmen B...
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By Lynda Lock & Diego Medina
The Adventures of Thomas the Cat follows the life of a North American kitten, who later in life e...
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By Guadalupe Nettel
The first novel to appear in English by one of the most talked-about and critically acclaimed wri...
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By Bernal Díaz del Castillo
Vivid, powerful and absorbing, this is a first-person account of one of the most startling milita...
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