Insights into Literature in Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Reading a book

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

Green Iguana

Take The Iguana

Award-winning writer DBC Pierre shares some of his personal reflections as a fascinated child growing-up in Mexico City

Pen and Manuscript

Lazarillo de Tormes

A practical suggestion for readers wishing to avoid having their literary choices blindsided by a disparaging comment

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

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 and better stocked stores and promote reading.