Celebrating Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

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National Latinx/Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated annually, from September 15 to October 15, to honor the culture, traditions, and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. MIT Reads members share the works by Hispanic and Latinx writers that they’ve been reading this month:












Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe / Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Borderlands = La frontera / Gloria Anzaldúa ; with an introduction by Sonia Saldívar-Hull

Comfort Measures Only : New and Selected Poems, 1994-2016 / Rafael Campo

The five acts of Diego León : a novel / Alex Espinoza

Her Body and Other Parties : stories / Carmen Maria Machado

The house of the spirits / Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Magda Bogin

LatiNext / edited by Felicia Rose Chavez, José Olivarez and Willie Perdomo

Love after the riots / by Juan Felipe Herrera

The Puerto Rican nation on the move : identities on the island & in the United States / Jorge Duany

Se habla español : voces latinas en USA / seleccíon de Edmundo Paz Soldán y Alberto Fuguet

The wind shifts : new Latino poetry / edited by Francisco Aragón ; foreword by Juan Felipe Herrera

Woman hollering creek, and other stories / Sandra Cisneros


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