We Recommend

Let our expert librarians recommend your next great read. For a customized list of recommendations, check out Personal Picks.

A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes
A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes

An intimate and honest account of the last days of a literary genius's life, written by an exceptional witness.

Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream
Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream

Lin describes the prosperity gospel as a social and psychological strategy for dealing with life between poverty and…

Cowboy Graves

Bolaño's brilliant oeuvre expands with another bright starburst, this one comprising three separate yet thematically…

Natural History

Fonseca's nameless narrator becomes obsessed and entangled with a curious family of artists: the daughter, Giovanna, a…

The Last Great Road Bum

A white Midwestern boy's wanderlust sends him on an unlikely path around the world and deep into the Salvadoran…

How to Order the Universe

A richly imaginative debut, detailing a girl and her father finding their way while they work as traveling hardware…

American Delirium

A dizzying, luminous English-language debut about an American town overrun by a mysterious hallucinogen and the collision…

A Silent Fury

Herrera's work is an act of restitution for the victims and their families, bringing his full force of evocation to bear…

We Are Here

Presents the bold and nuanced work of Black and Brown visionaries transforming the art world, with a particular focus on…

Pedro's Theory

A subtle, expertly written repudiation of the American dream in favor of something more inclusive and more realistic.

Cuban Memory Wars

Bustamante excavates Cubans' contested memories of the Revolution's roots and results over its first twenty years.

Horizontal Vertigo

Novelist and journalist Villoro delivers an erudite and idiosyncratic look at Mexico City.

Let's Talk About your Wall

An anthology of writing by Mexican journalists, historians, novelists and artists on the immigration crisis in the United…

Weird but Normal

This humorous essay collection explores the absurd and yet very regular parts of being a millennial woman navigating…

Decoding "Despacito"

A behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest Latin hits of the past fifty years with the stories from the artists,…

My Broken Language

A Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing…

Nothing General About It

This candid memoir offers insights and advice for anyone trying to cope with mental illness.

The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop

A call to create healthy, sustainable and empowering artistic communities for a new millennium of writers.

The Five Wounds

A New Mexican family's extraordinary year of love and sacrifice.

Of Women and Salt

The choices of mothers, the legacy of their memories and the tenacity of women who choose to tell their stories.

Infinite Country

Choosing between an undocumented status in America or returning to the violence of Bogotá.

We Recommend

More Recommendations

Your local librarians have profiles in our catalog (BiblioCommons) to share our interests, what we’re reading and to create even more recommendation lists.  Follow and like our profiles and learn more about getting social on our catalog.

Picks From Staff

Neighborhood Branch Spotlight