Wednesday, May 3, 2017

¡Viva México! - Celebrate reading Mexican Authors- Books available at the Vancouver Public Library

Mexican Authors - Books Available at the Vancouver Public Library

Carlos Monsiváis, José Luis Cuevas, Fernando Benítez, Carlos Fuentes - Mexican Authors - Vancouver Public Library
                  

September in Mexico is dedicated to the homeland and is known as "Mes de la Patria"/"Month of the Homeland" as we celebrate our Independence in September 16th. Mexicans around the world also celebrate with different festivals and cultural activities, as this is an opportunity to showcase our Mexican arts and culture. 
Cinco de Mayo (May 5th.) the Mexican celebration of the May 5th Battle of Puebla in 1862 is becoming more popular  in Vancouver, mainly as a way to party in different bars and restaurants, but it is also an opportunity to learn about Mexico trought their authors.

The Vancouver Public Library has a vast selection of books both in English and Spanish by great Mexican authors and also about Mexican artists like: Carlos Fuentes, Carlos Monsiváís, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Octavio Paz, Elena Poniatowska, José Emilio Pacheco, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Jean A. Meyer, Elena Garro, Juan Rulfo, Fernando Benítez, Alfonso Reyes, Miguel León Portilla, Fernando del Paso, Rosario Castellanos, Guadalupe Loaeza, José Revueltas, Sergio Pitol, Juan José Arreola, Alberto Chimal, Jorge Ibargüengoitia, Juan Villoro, Sabine Berman, Eduardo del Río "Rius", Raquel Tibol, Rufino Tamayo, Frida Kahlo, Ramón Xirau, Salvador Novo, Victor Hugo Rascón Banda, Xavier Velasco, José Agustín, Alfredo López Austin, Graciela Iturbide, Carlos Prieto, Olivier Debroise, José Rubén Romero, Justino Fernádez, Constantino Reyes-Valerio, Francisco Tario, Martha Zamora, Martha Bátiz, Miguel Covarrubias, Enrique Florescano, Román Piña Chan, Eduardo Matos, Antonio Castro Leal, Cristina Rivera Garza, Gabriel Zaid, Max Aub, Rodolfo Usigli, Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Guadalupe Nettel, Pablo González Casanova, Julieta Campos, Gonzalo Celorio, Edmundo Valadés and more.

José Emilio Pacheco, Sergio Pitol and Carlos Monsiváis - Mexican Authors - Vancuver Public Library
"Invitar a leer es convocar a pensar; pensar implica aceptar un duelo en el marco de la sensibilidad y la inteligencia pues ahí donde las circustancias sociales suelen ser crueles, está siempre la cultura, que instaura el anhelo de un mundo distinto" - José María Pérez Gay 

The books have been classified under lists with name mexicanauthors, mexicanauthors-2, mexicanauthors-3, etc.

You can hold these books online and pick them up at the Vancouver Public Library branch closes to you.

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Vancouver Public Library  Lists       :

Note: This is a work in progress and we will be adding more lists. Every list allows 32 books.
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Some of the books available are :
Edmundo Valadés "La muerte tiene permiso" available at the Vancouver Public Libeary

Natural Histories by Guadalupe Nettel available at the Vancouver Public Libeary

Pillar of Salt by Salvador Novo available at the Vancouver Public Libeary

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo available at the Vancouver Public Libeary


Las batallas en el desierto José Emilio Pacheco (Book - 2010) - Spanish available at the Vancouver Public Libeary



El testigo Villoro, Juan (Book - 2004) - Spanish

Obras reunidas II Novelas Elena Poniatowska - Vancouver Public Library



Juan José Arreola - Estas páginas mías [antologia] - Vancouver Public Library

Mexico's Indigenous past Alfredo López Austin, Book 2001 - Vancouver Public Library





Poesia XX poemas, Espejo, Nuevo amor, y poesias no coleccionadas - Salvador Novo - Vancouver Public Library


Los Recuerdos del Porvenir -Recollections of Things to Come Elena Garro - Vancouver Public Library



Tamayo Tamayo, Rufino (Book - - 2000) - Vancouver Public Library


"Rius" Cuba for Beginners - Mexican Authors - Vancouver Public Library



      



La Familia vino del norte de Silvia Molina - Mexican Authors - Vancouver Public Library 
Cuentos Sobrenaturales de Carlos Fuentes - Mexican Authors - Vancouver Public Library