Books Acquired Recently: Aurora Levins Morales Edition

I recently read Aurora Levins Morales’s Remedios and loved it. I went to her website to see whether there were other books of hers that I haven’t already read available and discovered these three books. I also love her previous book that is co-written with her mother Rosario, Getting Home Alive, so I look forwardContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Aurora Levins Morales Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition Part III/PM Press Edition

As I mentioned in my two previous posts, I ordered a number of books with some holiday cash that I received, and they continue to arrive (there are still a few more on the way!). Levins Morales, Aurora. Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron from the History of Puertorriqueñas. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998. McCloud, Cedar.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition Part III/PM Press Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

I received two books in the mail today that I’m quite excited to read. They are both by authors whose previous work I find powerful. Levins Morales, Aurora. Medicine Stories: Essays for Radicals. Revised and Expanded ed. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019. I’ve read some of Levins Morales’s poetry but have not previously encounteredContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Agüeros, Jack. “Dominoes” and Other Stories from the Puerto Rican. Willimantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1993. —. Sonnets from the Puerto Rican. Brooklyn: Hanging Loose Press, 1996. I recently finished reading Roberto Márquez’s anthology Puerto Rican Poetry: An Anthology from Aboriginal to Contemporary Times, and discovered through it a number of writers whose work I would like toContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”