Insights into Literature in Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Articles about literature, reading, and books related to Mexico

Green Iguana

Take The Iguana

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

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

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.