Adult Book Lists: Mexican Americans: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry by and about Mexican Americans

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Fiction

Rudolfo Anaya / FIC ANAYA
Heart of Aztlan
Albuquerque
Bless Me, Ultima
(Also available in large print and DVD)
The Old Man's Love Story
Randy Lopez Goes Home: a Novel
The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories
Serafina's Stories
Rio Grande Fall
Jalamanta: a Message from the Desert

Jimmy Santiago Baca / FIC BACA
A Glass of Water
The Importance of a Piece of Paper

Oscar Casares / FIC CASARES
Brownsville
Amigoland: a Novel

Ana Castillo / FIC CASTILLO
The Guardians: a Novel
Peel My Love Like an Onion

Denise Cháez / FIC CHAVEZ
The Queen and King Comezón
Face of an Angel

Sandra Cisneros / FIC CISNEROS
Have You Seen Marie?
The House on Mango Street
(Also available in Spanish and ebook)
Woman Hollering Creek, and Other Stories

Alex Espinoza / FIC ESPINOZA
The Five Acts of Diego León

Dagoberto Gilb / FIC GILB
Before the End, After the Beginning
The Flowers: a Novel
Woodcuts of Women
The Magic of Blood

Reyna Grande / FIC GRANDE
Dancing with Butterflies: a novel
Across a Hundred Mountains: a Novel

Jaime Hernandez / FIC HERNANDE
Penny Century: a Love and Rockets Book
The Love Bunglers
Locas II: Maggie, Hopey & Ray

Rolando Hinojosa / FIC HONOJOSA
The Useless Servants

Graciela Limón / FIC LIMON
The River Flows North: a Novel
The Memories of Ana Calderón: a Novel

Michael Nava / FIC NAVA
The City of Palaces: a Novel

John Rechy / FIC RECHY
The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez: a Novel
The Coming of the Night: a Novel
The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens: a Novel

Tomás Rivera / FIC RIVERA
Y No Se Lo Tragó la Tierra = and the Earth Did Not Devour Him

Luis J. Rodriguez / FIC RORIGUE
Music of the Mill: a Novel

Benjamin Alire Sáenz / FIC SAENZ
Names on a Map
In Perfect Light
Carry Me Like Water

Alex Sánchez / FIC SANCHEZ
So Hard to Say

Mario Suárez / FIC SAUREZ
Chicano Sketches: Short Stories

Brando Skyhorse / FIC SKYHORSE
The Madonnas of Echo Park: a Novel

Estela Portillo Trambley / FIC TRAMBLEY
Rain of Scorpions and Other Stories

Luis Alberto Urrea / FIC URREA
The Water Museum: Stories
Queen of America: a Novel
Into the Beautiful North: a Novel
The Hummingbird's Daughter

Alfredo Véa / FIC VEA
The Mexican Flyboy

Victor Villaseñor / FIC VILLASEN
Macho!

Helena María Viramontes / FIC VIRAMONT
Their Dogs Came with Them: a Novel

Mario Alberto Zambrano / FIC ZAMBRANO
Lotería

Gwendolyn Zepeda / FIC ZEPEDA
Houston, We Have a Problema
Lone Star Legend
Better With You Here

Spanish Fiction

Jimmy Santiago Baca / SP B BACA
En Suelo Firme: el Nacimiento de un Poeta

Sandra Cisneros / SP FIC CISNEROS
Caramelo, o, Puro Cuento
(Also available in English and large print)

Victor Villaseñor / SP FIC VILLASEN
Macho!
(Also available in English)

Nonfiction

Reyna Grande / B GRANDE
The Distance Between Us

Patricia Preciado Martín / 305.488687 MARTIN
Songs My Mother Sang to Me: an Oral History of Mexican American Women

Domingo Martinez / B MARTINEZ
The Boy Kings of Texas

Brando Skyhorse / B SKYHORSE
Take This Man

Sergio Troncoso / 972.1 OUR
Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid Narco-Violence

Luis Alberto Urrea / 304.873072 URREA
The Devil's Highway: a True Story
(Also available in audiobook)

Victor Villaseñor / B VILLASEN
Burro Genius

Poetry

Jimmy Santiago Baca / 811.54 BACA
Singing at the Gates: Selected Poems
Spring Poems Along the Rio Grande
Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande
Black Mesa Poems

Ana Castillo / 811.54 CASTILLO
Water Women, Opaque Men
My Father Was a Toltec and Selected Poems

Sandra Cisneros / 811.52 CISNEROS
Loose Woman

Rigoberto Gozález / 811.54 GONZALE
Black Blossoms

Juan Felipe Herrera / 811 HERRERA
Notes on the Assemblage

Alberto Rios / 811.54 RIOS
A Small Story about the Sky
The Theater of Night

Gary Soto / 811.54 SOTO
A Fire in My Hands
Human Nature: Poems
New and Selected Poems
Partly Cloudly: Poems of Love & Longing

Luis ALberto Urrea / 811.54 URREA
The Tijuana Book of the Dead: Poems