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Hispanic & Latin American Writers

A Selected Reading List of Books
Available at a County of Los Angeles Public Library

ALLENDE, ISABEL
Forest of the Pygmies. 2005.
Zorro: una novella. 2005.
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon. 2004.
City of Beasts. 2002.
Portrait in Sepia. 2001.
Daughter of Fortune. 1999.
Aphrodite. 1998.
Paula. 1995.
The House of Spirits. 1995.
The Stories of Eva Luna. 1991.
Eva Luna. 1988.

ALURISTA

Z Eros. 1995.
Et Tu Raza? 1994.
Return: Poems Collected and New. 1982.
Spik in Glyp? 1981.

ALVAREZ, JULIA

Finding Miracles. 2004.
In the Name of Salome. 2000.
Yo! 1997.
In the Time of Butterflies. 1994.
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent. 1991.

ANAYA, RUDOLFO A.

Jemez Spring. 2005.
Serafinia's Stories. 2004.
Shaman Winter. 1999.
Jalamanta. 1996.
Rio Grande Fall. 1996.
The Anaya Reader. 1995.
Zia Summer. 1995.
The Legend of La Llorona: A Short Novel. 1994.
Alburquerque. 1992.
Bless Me, Ultima. 1972.

CASTILLO, ANA

Peel My Love Like an Onion. 1999.
Loverboys. 1996.
Mixquiahuala Letters. 1986.

CHÁVEZ, DENISE

Loving Pedro Infante. 2001.
Face of an Angel. 1994.
Shatter. 1992.
The Last of the Menu Girls. 1987.

CISNEROS, SANDRA

Caramelo. 2002.
Loose Woman: Poems. 1994.
The House on Mango Street. 1991.
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. 1991.

ESCANDON, MARIA AMPARO

Gonzalez & Daughter Trucking Co. 2005.
Esperanza's Box of Saints. 1999.

ESQUIVEL, LAURA

Swift as Desire. 2001.
Law of Love. 1996.
Like Water for Chocolate. 1992.

FUENTES, CARLOS

Inez. 2002.
The Orange Tree. 1994.
The Buried Mirror. 1992.
The Old Gringo. 1985.
The Death of Artemo Cruz. 1964.

GARCÍA, CRISTINA

Monkey Hunting. 2003.
The Aguero Sisters. 1997.
Dreaming in Cuban. 1992.

GARCÍA, ERIC

Cassandra French's Finishing School for Boys. 2004.
Hot and Sweaty Rex. 2003.
Matchstick Men. 2002.
Casual Rex. 2000.
Anonymous Rex. 1999.

GARCÍA-AGUILERA, CAROLINA

Luck of the Draw. 2003.
One Hot Summer. 2002.
Bitter Sugar. 2001.
Havana Heat. 2000.
A Miracle in Paradise. 1999.
Bloody Secrets. 1998.
Bloody Shame. 1997.
Bloody Waters. 1996.

GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, GABRIEL

Memories of My Melancholy Whores. 2005.
One Hundred Years of Solitude. 1991.
The General in his Labyrinth. 1990.
Love in the Time of Cholera. 1988.

HIJUELOS, OSCAR

Simple Habana Melody. 2002.
Empress of the Splendid Season. 1999.
Mr. Ives' Christmas. 1995.
The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien. 1993.
The Mambo Kings Plays Songs of Love. 1989.

LIMON, MARTIN

Buddha's Money. 1998.
Slicky Boys. 1997.
Jade Lady Burning. 1992.

MORALES, ALEJANDRO

Barrio on the Edge. 1998.
The Rag Doll Plagues. 1992.
The Brick People. 1988.
Old Faces and New Wine. 1981.

MURRAY, YXTA MAYA

The Queen Jade. 2005.
The Conquest. 2002.
What it Takes to Get to Las Vegas. 1999.
Locas. 1998.

NERUDA, PABLO

Selected Poems. 1990.
A New Decade of Poems: 1958-1967. 1969.
Twenty Love Poems, and a Song of Desire. 1969.

ORTIZ COFER, JUDITH

Call Me Maria. 2004.
The Meaning of Consuelo. 2003.
An Island Like You. 1995.
The Line of the Sun. 1989.

PAZ, OCTAVIO

The Double Flame: Love and Eroticism. 1995.
The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz. 1990.
The Labyrinth of Solitude: Life and Thought in Mexico. 1961.

RIVERA, TOMÁS

The Searchers: Collected Poetry. 1990.
The Harvest: Short Stories. 1989.
Y No Se Lo Trago la Tierra/ And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. 1987.

ROSARIA, NELLY

Song of the Water Saints. 2002.

SANTIAGO, ESMERELDA

Turkish Loaf. 2004.
America's Dream. 1996.
When I was a Puerto Rican. 1993.

SOTO, GARY

Help Wanted. 2005.
The Afterlife. 2003.
Nickel and Dime. 2000.
Petty Crimes. 1998.
Buried Onions. 1997.
Jesse. 1994.
Local News. 1994.
A Fire in My Hands: A Book of Poems. 1990.
Baseball in April and Other Stories. 1990.

VALDES, ZOE

I Gave You All I Had. 1999.

VARGAS LLOSA, MARIO

Language of Passion. 2003.
The Way to Paradise. 2003.
Feast of the Goat. 2001.
The Notebooks of Don Rigaberto. 1998.
A Fish in the Water: A Memoir. 1994.
In Praise of the Stepmother. 1990.
The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta. 1986.

VECIANA-SUAREZ, ANA

Chin Kiss King. 1997.

VILLASEÑOR, VICTOR

Burro Genius. 2004.
Thirteen Senses. 2001.
The Wild Steps of Heaven. 1996.
Macho! 1991.
Rain of Gold. 1991.

Revised 03/07


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