Notable Books by Mexican and Mexican-American Authors
Ten Mexican and Mexican-American literary works
by Amy Fletcher
Looking to expand your knowledge of Mexican culture? Or maybe just on the hunt for a really good book? Here’s a very brief list of some of the more notable literary works from Mexican and Mexican-American authors.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Sor Juana’s Love Poems (1600s)
The Underdogs (1915)
The Labyrinth of Solitude (essays) (1950)
Pedro Paramo (1955)
The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962)
And the Earth Did Not Devour Him (1971)
The House on Mango Street (1984)
Like Water for Chocolate (1990)
Rain of Gold (1991)
Luis Alberto Urrea
The Hummingbird’s Daughter (2005)
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