Insights into Literature in Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Writer's Fountain Pen

A 19th Century Mexican Novelist

One of the less well-known of Mexico's writers, but well worth reading, is Manuel Payno, whose works bring post-Independence Mexico vividly to life

Green Iguana

Take The Iguana

Award-Winning writer DBC Pierre shares reflections on aspects of his childhood, and growing-up in Mexico

Pen and Manuscript

Chronicle of A Cliché Foretold

A versatile phrase which occasionally makes the rounds uses the title of a book by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez

Book Shelves in a colonial home in Mexico

On Reading and Taking Horses to Water

Several years ago, when Mexico introduced a law mandating a single price for books, it was argued that it might not make books cheaper, but would lead to more...

Pen and Manuscript

Lazarillo de Tormes

It occasionally happens that just as you're getting into a good book and building up an imaginary rapport with its long-departed author, someone makes a disparaging comment about the...