Mexican Fiction

Take a virtual viaje across the border with a novel set in Mexico. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Anaya, Rudolfo A. The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories. 2006.

Benítez, Sandra. Night of the Radishes. 2003.

Berwin, Margot. Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire. 2009.

Casares, Oscar. Amigoland. 2009.

Celorio, Gonzalo. And Let the Earth Tremble at Its Centers. 2009.

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

Duarte, Stella Pope. If I Die in Juárez. 2008.

Escandón, María Amparo. González and Daughter Trucking Co.: A Road Novel with Literary License. 2005.

Esquivel, Laura. Malinche. 2006.
     Also available: CD

Falconer, Colin. The Feathered Serpent. 2002.

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

Gaylin, Alison. Heartless. 2008.

Gonzalez, Béa. The Mapmaker’s Opera. 2007.

Grande, Reyna. Across a Hundred Mountains. 2006.

Kellerman, Jesse. Sunstroke. 2006. (Adult Mystery KEL).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Kingsolver, Barbara. The Lacuna. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Kuhlken, Ken. The Vagabond Virgins. 2008. (Adult Mystery KUH).

Levack, Simon. Demon of the Air. 2004. (Adult Mystery LEV).

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

Mastretta, Angeles. Women with Big Eyes. 2003.

Mayo, C.M. The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire. 2009.

Mujica, Barbara Louise. Frida. 2001.

Olmstead, Robert. Far Bright Star. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Paso, Fernando del. News from the Empire. 2009.

Poniatowska, Elena. Here’s to You, Jesusa!. 2001.

Rabasa, George. The Cleansing. 2006.

Rivera Garza, Cristina. No One Will See Me Cry. 2003.

Sherwood, Frances. Night of Sorrows. 2006.

Solares, Martin. The Black Minutes. 2010.

Thom, James Alexander. Saint Patrick’s Battalion. 2006.

Toscana, David. Our Lady of the Circus. 2001.

Urrea, Luis Alberto. Into the Beautiful North. 2009.
     Also available: CD