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Author: Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands. 

Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s magnetic story collection breathes life into her Indigenous Latina characters and the land they inhabit.
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge.
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta
Release Date: February 12, 2019
The further adventures of "Dr. Gonzo" as he defends the "cucarachas" -- the Chicanos of East Los Angeles.

Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S.
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Author: Valeria Luiselli
Release Date: February 12, 2019
From the two-time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family's road trip across America--an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity

A mother and father set out with their two children, a boy and a girl, driving from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer.
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Author: Roberto Bolano and Natasha Wimmer
Release Date: February 05, 2019
From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City

Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction, they are eager to forge a life in the literary world--or sacrifice themselves to it.
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Author: Helena Maria Viramontes | Narrator: Nancy Ticotin
Release Date: December 18, 2018
A moving and powerful novel about the lives of the men, women, and children who endure a second-class existence and labor under dangerous conditions as migrant workers in California’s fields.

“Viramontes depicts this world with sensuous physicality.
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Author: Ingrid Rojas Contreras | Narrator: Marisol Ramirez, Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Almarie Guerra
Release Date: July 31, 2018
“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.”
--San Francisco Chronicle

“Simultaneously propulsive and poetic, reminiscent of Isabel Allende.
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Author: Daniel Alarcón | Narrator: David DeSantos
Release Date: October 31, 2017
LONGLISTED for the 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

An urgent, essential collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles.
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Author: Jesús Carrasco | Narrator: W. Morgan Sheppard
Release Date: July 04, 2017
"A harrowing, humane, and very beautiful book.” —Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You 

A searing dystopian vision of a young boy's flight through an unnamed, savaged country, searching for sanctuary and redemption—a debut novel from one of Europe's bestselling literary stars.
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Author: Junot Díaz | Narrator: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo
Release Date: December 20, 2016
Read by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award®-winning creator and star of the musical Hamilton, and Tony Award®-winning actress, Karen Olivo. This brilliant narration adds another layer of lyricism and depth to this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic novel.
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Author: Derek Palacio | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: October 04, 2016
Derek Palacio’s stunning, mythic novel marks the arrival of a fresh voice and a new chapter in the history of 21st century Cuban-American literature.

In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boatlift. Uxbal Encarnación—father, husband, political insurgent—refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland.
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Author: John Vaillant | Narrator: Ozzie Rodriguez and David H. Lawrence XVII
Release Date: January 27, 2015
From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing.
 
Hector is trapped.
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