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Boston Public Library’s Top Ten Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

by awilliams

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Boston Public Library publishes “Latino Life,” a list of recent books concerning the Latino experience. In celebration, Boston Public Library staff have chosen their ten favorite books from 2015’s “Latino Life.” For the complete list, download a PDF or pick up a brochure at any Boston Public Library location.

Barefoot Dogs1. Barefoot Dogs: Stories
   by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

2. Canto Hondo/Deep Song
    by Francisco X. Alarcón

3. Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families under Fire
    by Margaret Regan

4. The Double Life of Fidel Castro: My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Líder Máximo
    Tangoby Juan Reinaldo Sánchez with Axel Gyldén

5. The Gods of Tango
    by Carolina De Robertis

6. Half-Resurrection Blues
    by Daniel José Older

7. The Ladies of Managua
    by Eleni N. Gage

Mexico8. Mexico: The Cookbook
    by Margarita Carrillo Arronte

9. Pedro
    by Pedro Martínez and Michael Silverman

10. War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony
      by Nelson A. Denis