Sandra Cisneros’ critically acclaimed book The House on Mango Street turns 25 this year. The book tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty.
Event: Sandra Cisneros will be appearing with Julia Alvarez, Maria Hinojosa, John Phillip ...
We continue our Underappreciated summer reading series with a look at Mercè Rodoreda, who wrote The Time of the Doves in exile after Franco's regime began to suppress her native Catalan language and culture. A powerful story of a young shopkeeper living through the Spanish civil war, it’s considered ...
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