#OWNVoices Book List

January 30, 2020


So, you may have heard about the controversy around the latest selection in Oprah’s Book Club.  If you haven’t, read up on it here.  The controversy has brought up discussions about representation in publishing.  In response, Literary Twitter crowdsourced a book list about the immigration experience written by Latinx authors.

  • Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
  • Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli
  • Black Dove by Ana Castillo
  • Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
  • The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
  • Across a Hundred Mountains by Reyna Grande
  • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sånchez
  • Everyone Knows You Go Home by Natalia Sylvester
  • Native Country of the Heart by Cherrie Moraga
  • A Dream Called Home by Reyna Grande
  • The Affairs of the Falcons by Melissa Rivero
  • Dominicana by Angie Cruz
  • The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
  • Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

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