DBC Pierre shares some personal reflections as a fascinated child growing-up in the capital, offering glimpses into an era now past, and a world still present
A versatile phrase which occasionally makes the rounds uses the title of a book by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez
Online marketplaces have transformed access to books in Mexico, although traditional bookshops continue to ply a brisk trade here
A practical suggestion for readers wishing to avoid having their literary choices blindsided by a disparaging comment
A portrayal of what it was like among the ragtag armies of rebels during Mexico's turbulent revolutionary period
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
One of the popular memoirs published about Mexico at the turn of the millennium is "On Mexican Time"
Mexico's rich history and varied culture has served as an inspiration to many writers over the years
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 and better stocked stores and promote reading.