Hispanic Authors

If you enjoyed the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez or Isabel Allende, try some of these works of fiction by other writers of Hispanic origin. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Acosta, Belinda. Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz. 2009.

Alarcón, Daniel. Lost City Radio. 2007.
     Also available: eBook

Alvarado, Lisa. Sister Chicas. 2006.

Alvarez, Julia. In the Time of the Butterflies. 1994. (Adult Paperback-Oversize A).
     Also available: CD

Amado, Jorge. Tent of Miracles. 1971.

Anaya, Rudolfo A. Randy Lopez Goes Home. 2011.

Arana, Marie. Cellophane. 2006.

Arenas, Reinaldo. The Color of Summer, or The New Garden of Earthly Delights. 2000.

Argueta, Manlio. One Day of Life. 1983.

Arlt, Roberto. The Seven Madmen. 1998.

Azuela, Mariano. The Underdogs: A Novel of the Mexican Revolution. 2002.

Benítez, Sandra. Night of the Radishes. 2003.

Bioy Casares, Adolfo. The Invention of Morel. 1964.

Bolano, Roberto. 2666. 2008.

Bombal, Maria Luisa. House of Mist; and, The Shrouded Woman: Two Novels. 1995.

Bridal, Tessa. The Tree of Red Stars. 1997. (Adult Romance BRI).

Caesares, Oscar. Amigoland. 2009.

Castillo, Ana. Peel My Love Like An Onion. 1999.

Chávez, Denise. Loving Pedro Infante. 2001.

Cisneros, Carlos. The Case Runner. 2008.

Cisneros, Sandra. Caramelo, or Puro Cuento. 2002.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Cobo, Leila. The Second Time We Met. 2012.

Cortazar, Julio. Hopscotch. 1966.

De Robertis, Carolina. The Invisible Mountain. 2009.

Díaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Engel, Patricia. Vida. 2010.

Esquivel, Laura. Like Water for Chocolate. 1992.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Ferre, Rosario. Eccentric Neighborhoods. 1998.

Fuentes, Carlos. The Eagle’s Throne. 2006.

García, Cristina. A Handbook to Luck. 2007.
     Also available: CD

García Márquez, Marquez. Love in the Time of Cholera. 1988.
     Also available: Large Type

Gomez, Iris. Try to Remember. 2010.

Hernández, Lisa. Migrations and Other Stories. 2007.

Hijuelos, Oscar. Beautiful María of My Soul, or, The True Story of María García y Cifuentes, The Lady Behind a Famous Song. 2010.

Lezama Lima, Jose. Paradiso. 1974.

Limon, Graciela. The Day of the Moon. 1999.

Lispector, Clarice. The Hour of the Star. 1986.

Llanos-Figueroa,  Dahlina. Daughters of the Stone. 2009.

Lopez, Lorraine. The Realm of Hungry Spirits. 2011.

Machado de Assis, Joaquim Maria. Epitaph of a Small Winner. 1952.

Manrique, Jaime. Our Lives Are the Rivers. 2006.

Martinez, Nina Marie. Caramba!: A Tale Told in Turns of the Card. 2004.

Menendez, Ana. Loving Che. 2003.

Muñoz, Manuel. The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue. 2007.

Poniatowska, Elena. Dear Diego. 1986.

Puig, Manuel. Kiss of the Spider Woman. 1979.

Roman, A. E. (Alex Echevarria). Chinatown Angel. 2009. (Adult Mystery ROM).

Rotella, Sebastian. Triple Crossing. 2011.
     Also available: CD

Sanchez, Luis Rafael. Macho Camacho's Beat. 1980.

Skyhorse, Brando. The Madonnas of Echo Park. 2010.
     Also available: CD

Solares, Martin. The Black Minutes. 2010.

Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-short Stories from the United States and Latin America.
2010. (810.80868 S).

Tobar, Hector. The Barbarian Nurseries. 2011.
     Also available: CD

Torres, Justin. We the Animals. 2011.
     Also available: CD

Urrea, Luis Alberto. The Hummingbird’s Daughter. 2005.

Valdes-Rodriquez, Alisa. Make Him Look Good. 2006. (Adult Chick Lit VAL).
     Also available: CD

Valenzuela, Luisa. He Who Searches. 1977.

Vargas Llosa, Mario. Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. 1982.

Villaseñor, Victor. The Wild Steps of Heaven. 1996.

Yañez, Augustin. The Edge of the Storm. 1963.