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Caramelo

Caramelo
  • Author(s): Sandra Cisneros
  • Location(s): Chicago, Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern/20th century

Every year the three Reyes sons and their families drive south from Chicago via Route 66 to the home of the Awful Grandmother and the Little Grandfather on Destiny Street in Mexico City. From the back seat of her...

A Vineyard in Andalusia

A Vineyard in Andalusia
  • Author(s): María Dueñas
  • Location(s): Jerez, Cuba (Republic of), Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1860s

1861. A ruined silver-mine owner sets sail from Mexico City to seek his fortune in the New World. Mauro Larrera has just four months to pay his creditors, or his bankruptcy will be revealed and his family’s honour will...

Mexico City Noir

Mexico City Noir
  • Author(s): Paco Ignacio Taibo II
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories
  • Era(s): Modern

A collection of 12 noir short stories under the editorship of Paco Ignacio Taibo II

The Hidden Light Of Mexico City

The Hidden Light Of Mexico City
  • Author(s): Carmen Amato
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Mexico City attorney Eddo Cortez Castillo’s unexpected relationship with housemaid Luz de Maria Alba Mora becomes a dangerous vulnerability when he investigates links between the Minister for Public Security and Mexico’s most elusive drug cartel leader. But what Eddo...

The Savage Detectives

The Savage Detectives
  • Author(s): Roberto Bolaño
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s onwards

Los Detectivos Salvajes is an urban odyssey set in the sprawl of 1975 Mexico City. Written by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño, the novel won the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize and is counted among his most successful novels,...

Down and Delirious in Mexico City

Down and Delirious in Mexico City
  • Author(s): Daniel Hernandez
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2000s

This book recounts Hernandez’s electrifying journey through the far-off slums, glittering fashion parties and rapturous religious rituals of one of the world’s most exciting megacities – the seething urban valley known as ‘D.F.’ to the locals. In vivid, intimate...

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Author(s): Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Location(s): Mexico City, Yucatan Peninsula
  • Genre(s): Fantasy
  • Era(s): 1920s

The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy scrubbing floors in her wealthy grandfather’s house to do more than dream of a life far from her small town in southern Mexico. Until the day...

The Story of My Teeth

The Story of My Teeth
  • Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Velvet Was the Night

Velvet Was the Night
  • Author(s): Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Location(s): Mexico City
  • Genre(s): Crime, Noir, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1970s

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir thriller about a daydreaming secretary and a lonely enforcer – and the missing woman they are both seeking. 1970s Mexico City: while student protests and...

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